Guendouzi names the best player he has played with and the best coach

Matteo Guendouzi has named Mesut Ozil as the best player he has played with and Unai Emery as the best manager he has worked with.

The hot-headed Frenchman joined the Gunners from Lorient in 2018 as one of the most talented teenage French stars.

He broke into the Arsenal first team under Emery and remained there until the Spaniard was fired and replaced with his compatriot, Mikel Arteta.

Arteta didn’t fancy him so much but kept him as a part of his first-team plans.

However, Guendouzi’s hot head got in the way of his job and he fell out with his manager on at least two occasions.

The last came in July last year when he reportedly taunted the players of Brighton about how much he earns more than them.

He was then shipped out on loan to Hertha Berlin at the start of this season, where he seems to be thriving.

He was speaking to Oh My Goal recently and answered some questions like the best manager he has had and the best player he has played with.

He claimed that Emery was the best manager he has had, and Ozil was the best he has played with.

Asked who the best player he has ever played with, the former Lorient star said: “Mesut Ozil. Technically, whether he’s on the pitch during a match or on the training ground he has a technical ease.

“He reads the game better than everyone else. He’s a player I’ve loved playing with.”

Tags Matteo Guendouzi Mesut Ozil Unai Emery


  1. Rashid80 says:

    Thats a hit targeting arteta lol… Guess we won’t see Guendozi in arsenal shirt again while arteta is at the helm

    1. PJ-SA says:

      Burning bridges this early, difficult to shake a bad reputation no matter how good you may be

    2. jon fox says:

      GREAT NEWS THAT! If I never see this creep again it will still be too soon.

  2. Eche says:

    Coconut head, we will sell you in the summer.

  3. Wyoming says:

    He also said Tottenham is the best club in London, Tottenham stadium is better than the Emirates and Spurs fans are the best in the world. Oh and he finished by saying he would only come back to Arsenal if he was made captain and was paid 600k p/w. 😄

    1. Tas says:

      His harming his own reputation and arsenals chances of selling him for big bucks, clubs will be taking note

    2. Strangeways says:

      😂😂😂😂😜, More than Messi and R7? Tickling.

    3. ozziegunner says:

      Wyoming, glad someone still has a sense of humour at the moment!
      West Ham fans will be livid with Guendouzi; Tottenham the best club in London! 😊

  4. Kstix says:

    Shots fired🔫🔫🔫🔫. My guess is he’s less concerned about his Arsenal career anymore.

  5. Declan says:

    More importantly, it’s just over 2 hours to kick off, COYG.

    1. Declan says:

      Oops I meant just over 1 hour to kick off !,

  6. Mark says:

    Who is Guendouzi? Never heard of him

    1. jon fox says:

      I wish I never had too!

  7. Lwanga Henry says:

    His legs are too long and week to play in that midfield he wants in premier league sorry

  8. pires says:

    Ozil was a liability …..Période.Glad we get rid of him….Thé dame goes for Emery

  9. pires says:

    The same sorry…

  10. Sean Williams says:

    Arteta is a poor manager… honest. Just the honest truth. He just hasn’t the ability to manage our great club. He’s lost.

  11. Abdul iliyasu salifu says:

    If guendouze stops talking it will help himself.
    He should rather focus on improving

  12. Joe. S says:

    I don’t know how well or badly Guendouzi is playing in Germany, but I don’t think his performances in an Arsenal shirt were any worse than what Partey or Xhaka have us yesterday.

  13. Val says:

    I just watched the interview

    For all of you who are saying he is ruining his chances of playing for Arsenal again are abit off the mark.

    Why wouldnt MG say UE was the best manager he has played under?

    Isn’t UE the manager who gave him his shot at a big club?
    Isn’t UE the one who regularly played him?

    Why would he say any different?

    If he plays for us again or not, it wont be based on this

    1. Johnmike says:

      Val,your comments here is the most sensitive and objective of all i have read here so far. Many here allowed negative sentiments to becloud their sense of objective reasoning.

  14. Sid says:

    His comments are quite logical though. In his short career the no. of players and coaches he has associated with, these two are the best.

  15. O Travis says:

    He is well within his right to Freedom of speech to voice his opinions and views. And it is correctly so. It is UE who gave him the lifeline to unleash his career on the big stage. He also exercised
    to the maximum his freedom association as evidenced by his friendship with Mesut Ozil whom had been an inspiration to him and they had a great understanding of each other during their time in London.
    I see no digs to anyone.
    Though its pretty clear that the hatchet is not yet burried between him and MA which is very okay.(One does not have to agree with everyone) otherwise i hope he continues enjoying his football in Germany as he clearly doesn’t fancy chances of restoring his career at AFC.

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