Unai Emery could axe Arsenal duo ahead of next season

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a hat-trick in Arsenal's first pre-season game of the campaign

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a hat-trick in Arsenal’s first pre-season game of the campaign

"They have the same holidays".

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored an absolute beauty in Arsenal's friendly against Boreham Wood this afternoon, while bagging a 17 minute hat-trick to the delight of new manager Unai Emery.

Ozil signed a new contract at Arsenal in January
Ozil signed a new contract at Arsenal in January

The Gunners are preparing for their first campaign under Emery who has taken the hot seat after Arsene Wenger stepped down at the end of last season.

Emery, speaking to reporters on Friday, urged Ozil to come back from his holiday with "a good mentality" despite Germany's World Cup fiasco.

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After the relatively flat first nine days, the race will head south and into the Alps and then the Pyrenees Mountains. The Dutchman was seventh going into this stage, only 13 seconds behind Van Avermaet, but will now be a minute behind.

Emery has previously insisted that he is happy with the club's summer dealings but will not hesitate in moving for a player of high quality should the opportunity present itself. He knows he's at a big club, and has a lot of pressure, but I think he has a big character and spirit.

"We are here to help every player". Previous year was hard for everyone, not only Mesut. "But here we are working with 22 players, the young players, the loan players, first-team players and important players", Emery said.

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The new chief will face sterner tests against Atletico Madrid and PSG in a pre-season tournament in Singapore next week.

N'Zonzi played a part in France's triumphant World Cup campaign in Russian Federation this summer and is believed to be seeking pastures new ahead of next season. Perez and Jenkinson did feature in the 8-0 win against Borehamwood, as did many younger players including Reiss Nelson, Ainsley-Maitland-Niles, Jeff Reine-Adelaide, Eddie Nketiah, Emile Smith-Rowe, Jordi Osei-Tutu and Joe Willock.

France reaches 2018 FIFA World Cup Final with win over Belgium
For months, Deschamps has been downplaying expectations by making out that France's youth was a drawback, not its strength. It matters not how you win the World Cup, and France are just 90 minutes away from lifting the trophy for the second time.

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