Arsenal boss Unai Emery calls for improvement from Mesut Ozil

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Meanwhile, Arsenal are now preparing for their Premier League trip to Newcastle United on Saturday afternoon.

Arsenal will be looking to secure their third consecutive victory against Newcastle, but will be hoping for a more convincing performance than they managed against Cardiff. He is very convinced about that in my conversations with him about it. Start now - winners don't wait!

Benitez on Newcastle's confidence: "Last year, we had some games in a row [when] we weren't winning, but we were close".

With Mike Ashley's tenure as Newcastle owner at one of its lowest ebbs - and that's saying something for a man who has been the subject of fan protests for the best part of a decade - Rafa Benitez and co are under pressure, both external and internal, after a winless start to the campaign. Laurent Koscielny is pencilled in for a November return following his achilles injury, so until then the Greek and German will continue in the heart of Arsenal's defence. "We won", Emery said. "Sometimes that's good and sometimes it's bad, because you take more risks, but you have to do it".

"When we opened this possibility that, when you win the Europa League, you play in the Champions League, this I think is the key to improve the interest in this competition".

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Emery also said that the plan is to offer him a new deal: "I think we have to find a new contract for him to make sure he stays at Arsenal".

The manager added: "Saturday is another step we can do, it will be hard but I want to continue [to show] our personality on the pitch and impose this personality on the opposition and to find the win". As for team selections during the first four games, Unai Emery has been tinkering with his squad to understand the right formula, and there is a feeling he has somewhat gotten hold of it after the Cardiff win.

The North London outfit will be without Laurent Koscielny, Sead Kolasinac, Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Carl Jenkinson due to injury.

'We've got good, strong players, ' he sad. But I think it is far away. The boss seems determined that Torreira will be introduced slowly, so here is my predicted line-up.... But he is feeling like I am feeling.