Mesut Ozil hands advice to Arsenal youngsters breaking through under Mikel Arteta

first_imgAdvertisement Metro Sport ReporterFriday 10 Jan 2020 9:46 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link3.2kShares Advertisement Comment Crystal Palace v Arsenal: Mikel Arteta preview press conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 7:03FullscreenCrystal Palace v Arsenal: Mikel Arteta preview press conference is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.‘The most important thing for me was to remember to have fun.‘If you don’t have fun, you’re losing. If you make mistakes, you’ll be disappointed. Don’t listen to anyone, just listen to yourself.‘You know how good you are so just believe in yourself and have fun.’Ozil appears to have overcome the most turbulent period of his career during which he felt compelled to retire from international football before he was marginalised by Unai Emery.The 31-year-old has started all four games under his former teammate Arteta and despite a tricky period in both his personal and professional career, Ozil insists he harbours no regrets.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalHe added: ‘If I had the opportunity to do it all again as a 16-year-old? I would do it all the same.‘I’m really happy in my life, I’ve played for such big clubs, I’ve had such good team-mates and as a person, I’ve grown up.‘I’ve had so many experiences and I wouldn’t change anything.’Which Arsenal youngster has the brightest futureReiss Nelson0%Bukayo Saka0%Tyreece John-Jules0%Emile Smith Rowe0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta wants another midfielder despite Granit Xhaka’s decision to snub transferMORE: Mikel Arteta against Gabriel Martinelli leaving Arsenal to join Brazil’s Olympic qualification tournament Mikel Arteta has handed plenty of opportunities to Arsenal youngster Reiss Nelson since taking over from Unai Emery (Picture: Getty)Mesut Ozil has urged Arsenal’s emerging band of youngsters to believe in themselves in order to thrive under Mikel Arteta’s management.The former Germany international has, himself, been a player reborn under the former Arsenal captain who was named as Unai Emery’s on permanent successor last month.Reiss Nelson, Ainsley Maitlaind-Niles and Bukayo Saka, meanwhile, continue to flourish under the new head coach while teenagers Emile Smith Rowe and Tyreece John-Jules are expected to continue their development out on loan.‘To any player who makes the step up to the first team, I would just say that the most important thing is to believe in yourself,’ advised Ozil, speaking to‘Of course you will have some days where it doesn’t go so well, but you have to believe in yourself, you have to keep working. Mesut Ozil hands advice to Arsenal youngsters breaking through under Mikel Artetalast_img