Unai Emery ordered Arsenal to sell Shkodran Mustafi after Europa League final defeat

first_imgShkodran Mustafi could be leaving Arsenal this summer (AMA/Getty Images)Unai Emery told Arsenal’s hierarchy to sell Shkodran Mustafi after his side’s defeat to Chelsea in the Europa League final, according to reports.The Gunners missed out on a place in next season’s Champions League after they were beaten 4-1 by Chelsea in Baku.Mustafi, meanwhile, had a season to forget as he was heavily criticised for several mistakes, including one error in the 3-2 defeat to Crystal Palace in April which cost Arsenal ground in the race for a top-four place in the Premier League.Emery defended Mustafi throughout the season and even urged Arsenal supporters to tone down their criticism of the Germany international.ADVERTISEMENT Metro Sport ReporterThursday 27 Jun 2019 10:25 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link Unai Emery had backed Mustafi but has now changed his stance (Getty Images)But according to the BBC, Emery’s stance over Mustafi drastically changed after his side’s loss in the Europa League.AdvertisementAdvertisementIt’s claimed that Emery decided that ‘enough was enough’ with Mustafi and the Spaniard was ‘no longer in favour of keeping him’.It is also reported that Arsenal have tried to sell Mustafi in every transfer window since they signed him in a £35 million deal from Valencia in August 2016.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityArsenal, meanwhile, are closing in on the signing of Saint-Etienne centre-back William Saliba,A a €30m (£27m) bid has been made but Saint-Etienne have insisted in negotiations with Arsenal that Saliba remains with them on loan for another season.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 Arsenal Advertisement Comment Advertisement Unai Emery ordered Arsenal to sell Shkodran Mustafi after Europa League final defeatlast_img

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