“We don’t talk anymore. “
Rumours are abounding that Mikel’s relationship with David Luiz has broken down to the point where with neither will speak directly to each other.
Pepe has stated he is unhappy at his standing at the club and is open to a January move.
Xhaka is said to be unhappy at being used in various positions by Arteta.
Auba has switched off since signing his new deal.
Lacca looks totally lost.
Douzi has been sent to Coventry (well Berlin) for not toeing the line.
And Saliba wants out because apparently, he is not playing because as he is “an Emery signing”.
Obviously, the players don’t trust, believe and/or do not care
Tierney has come out and said, “We are not showing the manager what we can do and how much we believe in him, Every game there are signs we are doing a bit better, but it is still not good enough. Hard work is the only thing, nothing else for it. There are no excuses. There is nothing I can say that will make people believe a positive thing is going to come out of this.”
Hector also added; “Ready to fight, ready to respond”
Edu’s latest statement “Every single club has problems. The stories about a split between players & Arteta are not true. Stories about players not believing and not trusting MA are not true.”
Elneny looks like a man repossessed.
Gabriel and Partey have slotted in and play the system, as Mikel wants them to.
Obviously, the players trust, believe and do care.
The question therefore is.
Does Mikel have the respect of the players and will they follow him to the end,
Has he lost the room and they don’t talk anymore?
The truth is out there, and the next few weeks will show us the true state of play!!!
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