Unai Emery and Mesut Ozil fight for the ball as Arsenal coaches ahead of Cardiff



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Unai Emery and Mesut Ozil fight for possession at Arsenal before the confrontation with Cardiff

Luke Augustus for MailOnline

After bidding farewell to the FA Cup on Friday night, Arsenal's attention is back to the Premier League.

The Gunners were beaten 3-1 at home by Manchester United in the fourth round but did not have time to overcome their defeat in a league match against Cardiff on Tuesday.

And before the confrontation in the Emirates, Unai Emery supervised the training of his team on Monday.

Arsenal coach Unai Emery (left) and game organizer Mesut Ozil chase the ball in training

Arsenal coach Unai Emery (left) and game organizer Mesut Ozil chase the ball in training

Arsenal coach Unai Emery (left) and game organizer Mesut Ozil chase the ball in training

Ozil and Emery still have not seen much this season with Emery eager to sell German

Ozil and Emery still have not seen much this season with Emery eager to sell German

Ozil and Emery still have not seen much this season with Emery eager to sell German

Henrikh Mkhitaryan participated in the session while increasing her recovery from a foot injury

Henrikh Mkhitaryan participated in the session while increasing her recovery from a foot injury

Henrikh Mkhitaryan participated in the session while increasing her recovery from a foot injury

The 30-year-old midfielder is out of action due to a fractured metatarsus

The 30-year-old midfielder is out of action due to a fractured metatarsus

The 30-year-old midfielder is out of action due to a fractured metatarsus

The Spaniard was photographed looking for a ball next to Mesut Ozil in a photo during the session.

Emery and Ozil did not come face to face this season, with the first interested in selling the German star and limiting their minutes on the field.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan was also seen during the session, while trying to increase the recovery of a fractured metatarsus. The 30-year-old has undergone sprint training with the head of athletic performance improvement, Shad Forsythe.

The likes of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Lucas Torreira and Alex Iwobi – who started on Friday – also trained.

With the January transfer window closed on Thursday, the Arsenal team must see some new faces received before Emery reveals that he wants to add his team.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was in a good mood during the training session on Monday

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was in a good mood during the training session on Monday

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was in a good mood during the training session on Monday

Lucas Torreira (left) runs the ball under pressure from Matteo Guendouzi

Lucas Torreira (left) runs the ball under pressure from Matteo Guendouzi

Lucas Torreira (left) runs the ball under pressure from Matteo Guendouzi

Alex Iwobi hopes to start the match against Cardiff at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday night

Alex Iwobi hopes to start the match against Cardiff at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday night

Alex Iwobi hopes to start the match against Cardiff at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday night

The arsenal was hired by Inter Milan striker Ivan Perisic while Barcelona striker Denis Suarez is anxious.

The Paris Saint-Germain midfielder, Christopher Nkunku, is another on his radar.

The recent wave of defensive injuries has also increased the need for reinforcements in the coming days.

And Emery confirmed that Arsenal are trying to hire two players by the end of the week.

"We will sign between zero and two players," said the Arsenal coach.

Emery makes a point of reinforcing his team in the attack areas before the transfer window closes

Emery makes a point of reinforcing his team in the attack areas before the transfer window closes

Emery makes a point of reinforcing his team in the attack areas before the transfer window closes

"We've been talking about this for two months, but we know it's not easy.

The club is working with the possibility of different players. I can not say exactly the players, but they are players with the possibility to help us, who can play as sides, right or left.

On the possibility of signing a new defender, Emery added: "We have enough players as a center back on the roster.

"We're having a lot of injuries in this position, but we have enough players. If we can bring another player and all the players want to play, we will have a problem in the future.

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