"I think it's the second phase", former Arsenal midfielder Wilshere said, as he worked as a pundit for the game.
"I've spoken to him about it and I know he's got a bit of loyalty towards Ireland because obviously he's played for the younger ranks so he's got that bit of loyalty to them". Like I said we win with him and lose with him.
Ozil's last full game was the 3-1 win over Burnley on 12 December but he has been left out of the starting XI on nine occasions in the league this season.
But Emery did not mention any injury issue when asked to explain why Ozil was left out.
Arsenal's bid to sign their number one transfer target, Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez, have been significantly boosted with the club hopeful that the player will put pen to paper and complete a deal with the club next week. We could've won or lost.
Michail Antonio with Rice
"I repeat, the club must see what is best for the club, the player, for everyone.I hope they will take the decision that works for everyone". West Ham was a bad result.
The Austria global has been heavily linked with a move to a Chinese club, with his brother also coming out to suggest the devastating attacker wants to leave the Hammers.
According to Football.London journalist Sam Inkersole, West Ham are bracing themselves for Arnautovic's seemingly inevitable departure and are already lining up a host of potential replacements for the remainder of the January transfer window. We need consistency over 38 matches.
"I have been in this position a lot of time in my 30 years, but I'm calm with nothing 100 per cent sure (regarding Arnautovic's future)".
"I am sure Declan will be a top player", he added.
"But he is a good player".