Emery: I don't know if Ozil attended derby

Emery: I don't know if Ozil attended derby

Emery: I don't know if Ozil attended derby

The Football Association has sanctioned them for a mass brawl that followed Eric Dier's goal in a feisty Premier League game at Emirates Stadium, which Arsenal won 4-2.

A huge scuffle broke out on the touchline, which led to Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino sprinting to play peacemaker.

For the 10th time this season, Arsenal were without Mesut Ozil, their marquee player, highest paid star and - increasingly, it seems - their biggest conundrum.

Aubameyang had opened the scoring before an Eric Dier header and a Harry Kane spot-kick sent Spurs in ahead at half-time.

On came Alexandre Lacazette and Aaron Ramsey at the interval and the changes helped to turn the contest again.

"Everybody has been asking 'when are we going to sign a defensive midfielder?' and now we have got that guy in Torreira".

"I trust in all the players and to give the opportunity to whoever gives us the best". The flashpoints overshadowed a dazzling performance from the home team and Emery, who did not speak with Aubameyang after the game, made clear his distaste at the apparent targeting of his player.

Ozil has been criticised in the past for pulling out of games due to mystery back issues and it remains to be seen whether the former Real Madrid attacker will make himself available for selection for the trip to Old Trafford on Wednesday.

"We spoke in the dressing room and we were having good minutes in the game".

"In the second half, we made some changes".

"I think we talk a lot about how much we've progressed in terms of dealing with racism in our country, but we still have moments like this that disturb you and concern you".

Spurs had no answers to Arsenal's quick-fire third and fourth goals and in the end they only had themselves - you simply can not afford to make the mistakes they made in a game of this magnitude.

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