Mesut Özil's Arsenal future is in (further) doubt after he missed the weekend's 2-1 win over Huddersfield due to illness.
The German has been in and out of the Gunners' side all season with injury niggles and illness problems – ruling himself out of last weekend's game with the latter, which has added to concerns around the club that they aren't getting value for money from the £350,000 they pay him every week.
The Mirror report that the Gunners are troubled by the ongoing issues around the now-notoriously fragile playmaker, with the player's long-term wellbeing a clear and present issue; former manager Arsene Wenger even raising concerns about his immune system.
Emery took the decision to leave Özil out of his squad to face West Ham last month, hinting that he doesn't subscribe to the same valuation of the club's leading earner as the paymasters who granted his outrageously large contract extension just a year ago.
Speaking after that game against the Hammers, Emery said: