as reported by the Daily star,

But his absence from the matchday squad at West Ham today has left more questions surrounding his position at the club.

The £350,000-a-week playmaker has trained all week with the Gunners.

However, Ozil’s performances in training and on the pitch did not warrant him a place in the 18 at the London Stadium.

It is not the first time the World Cup winner has been axed by Emery, and Arsenal failed to break West Ham down without the 29-year-old.

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Teenager Declan Rice struck home shortly after the break to give the hosts all three points as West Ham beat Arsenal 1-0.

And the result has put a huge dent in Arsenal’s hopes of a top-four finish.

Emery was asked about why he left Ozil out of the squad when he had little attacking options on the bench.

Arsenal just had young striker Eddie Nketiah, with 59th-minute substitute Aaron Ramsey the most forward-thinking player otherwise.

Unai Emery does not want to sell Mesut Ozil but felt he wasn’t worth picking at West Ham (Pic: GETTY)

“He is not one player that is for sale”

Unai Emery

Emery said: “Yes, true. But also we have enough players to win today and impose our game plan and

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