Adrian Durham has slammed Mikel Arteta for snubbing Mesut Ozil at Arsenal.
The Gunners midfielder, who earns £350,000-a-week, has not performed since March and is but to make a matchday squad this season.
Regardless of his Arsenal exile, Ozil is adamant he’ll see out his contract, which runs till subsequent summer season.
Within the new ebook, ‘Arsene Wenger: My Life In Crimson And White’, the previous Gunners boss describes Ozil as a participant who ‘must be continuously inspired and really feel near his coach and have a relationship of belief with him’.
Studying out an extract from Wenger’s ebook, talkSPORT host Durham stated: “Ozil is an artist who feels soccer via all of the pores of his pores and skin and his soul.
“He must be continuously inspired and he must really feel near his coach and have a relationship of belief with him. Being onerous on him doesn’t work.
“Like all artists, he must really feel supported in his creativity. He has a really feel for passing and an distinctive sense of timing when he passes.
“There’s something magical and easy about his enjoying fashion.
“The Premier League is a prepare that goes by at 200km an hour, Ozil doesn’t at all times go at this pace however you’ll at all times have nice affection for his artistry.”
Durham responded to Wenger’s phrases by accusing present Arsenal boss Arteta of ‘failing to do his job correctly’ concerning his determination to axe Ozil.
He advised talkSPORT: “So I’m going to place this on the market, I don’t essentially agree with what Arsene Wenger is saying, though I do agree that Mesut Ozil is extremely gifted.
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“However by paying a participant that a lot and Mikel Arteta principally simply giving up on Mesut Ozil, despite the fact that they’re paying him an absolute fortune, Mikel Arteta is failing.
“He’s failing to do his job correctly. Arsene Wenger has given him a software equipment whereby he can get one of the best out of Mesut Ozil, who’s clearly a really gifted participant, I feel we’d all agree on that.
“However Mikel Arteta is failing, miserably, in the case of Mesut Ozil.”