What exactly has changed at Arsenal under Unai Emery?

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Arsenal are right to have made a "big statement" in contract talks with Aaron Ramsey, says Ian Wright, with the Gunners making it clear that they will not be held to ransom.

Arsenal have reportedly withdrawn their contract offer for the Welsh global who has been at the club since 2008.

Arsenal striker, Alexandre Lacazette is not ready to accept the comparison teammate Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and his countryman and former Gunners, Thierry Henry.

Although Emery has said he would like to keep Ramsey, who is Arsenal's longest serving player after joining in 2008, Arsenal are keen to keep their wage bill under control and look willing to allow the Welshman to leave on a free transfer, just as Jack Wilshere did during the close season. The England global made the switch from the Emirates Stadium to Anfield past year in what turned out to be an excellent move for the player, and former team-mate Aaron Ramsey could be set to tread the same path.

Messi... Sorry Iwobi, who played only 67 minutes on Sunday, continued his fantastic progress under new Boss, Unai Emery and some fans think - rather than his uncle Okocha - the Nigerian youngster could be on course to finding his inner Lionel.

The former England worldwide thinks that the Arsenal defence is not good enough for Unai Emery's side to maintain a title challenge despite their nine-game winning streak.

"I trust and believe that if we do this, one day we will win the game". I think we are in the first competition in the war.

Indeed, the Gunners are now only two points behind joint leaders Manchester City, Chelsea FC and Liverpool FC as the Premier League title race begins to take shape.

Ozil will have a two-week break to regain full match fitness and should be ready to return to the starting lineup when the Premier League returns to action.

City's normal penalty taker, Sergio Aguero, had already been substituted when Virgil van Dyke clattered into Leroy Sane in what the defender later admitted was "not a smart move".

"We tried to win the game", he said.