Wenger asked about Man Utd interest, as he ends Mesut Ozil uncertainty

Olivier Giroud Arsenal

There's no iota of truth in wide media reports that Manchester United have shown interest in making a January move for Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil, the Gunners' boss Arsene Wenger has revealed.

And Wenger admits that he will sit down for talks with Wilshere at the end of December over his future after assessing his performances over the course of the month.

Jack Wilshere's future meanwhile remains unclear, with Wenger refusing to answer if he will be handed a new deal one way or the other - and the player himself making it clear that if he can not get back into the Arsenal side, he will have to leave the club regardless.

The Frenchman said: "We have never been approached by Man United in any way, so I don't see why that came up and who found that, that's always something that's been created". "The rest is open".

Arsenal signed Alexandre Lacazette in a £52m deal from Ligue 1 side Lyon to the FA Cup holders in the summer transfer window.

The 28-year-old has scored just four goals in 14 Premier League appearances this season - he had scored 11 after the same number last season.

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"He's focused in training, he said".

"Maybe when you're less successful in your finishing, you want to force the game a little bit".

After winning and drawing their opening two fixtures, City have won their next 15 fixtures - a Premier League record - and Wenger believes they can emulate his 2003-04 Arsenal side and go through the league season unbeaten.

Theo Walcott will also miss Saturday's visit of Newcastle with a groin injury.

"It takes one player out of your midfield and up front", he said.

Arsene Wenger confirmed at his Friday morning press conference that the Wales midfielder will be out for longer than first feared with a hamstring strain he picked up during Arsenal's 1-1 draw at Southampton on Sunday.

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