“I can’t watch him play for Arsenal.” Gary Neville Speaks About Ozil, Walcott & Koscielny

Former Manchester United skipper Gary Neville was analyzing the 2-2 draw between Arsenal and Manchester City at Sky Studios while he spoke about the following Arsenal stars:

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NEVILLE ON MESUT OZIL

“Mesut Ozil goes through on goal and bottles out of a challenge when his manager’s backside is on the line. Go for a 50-50 or nick in front and win a penalty.”

He added,

“With Mesut Ozil, I can’t be watching him play football sometimes — and that sounds disrespectful from someone who was a clobber as a football player.”

“But when you watch [Lionel] Messi and [Cristiano] Ronaldo, who give their all in every single match, I won’t sit here and accept that someone plays football looking like he’s down a coal mine.” 

NEVILLE ON THEO WALCOTT

“Walcott trudges off the pitch. He hasn’t played well, but his attitude is, ‘I’ve scored a goal, you shouldn’t take me off.’ Yes you should, you were poor and that’s a matter of fact.”

“Theo Walcott should sprint off the pitch and shake the manager’s hand and say, ‘Thanks very much for giving me a game today. I’m lucky.’

NEVILLE ON LAURENT KOSCIELNY

“Koscielny always goes off. He’s a centre-back. He plays to half-time and then goes off.”

“He might have a bit of a problem with his Achilles and I might be being very harsh, but he went off against Bayern Munich and went off in this big game.

“Arsene Wenger deserved for Koscielny to at least have a go for five minutes in the second half. ‘Go on mate, have a go for us’. No, he didn’t.

Gary Neville also recently irked the Chelsea fans by calling Arsenal a bigger club than Chelsea on live television.

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