Toni Kroos and Mesut Ozil used to be teammates, and presumably friends. Perhaps not now.
Ninety-two days is not long enough for change, let alone bridging this gap. Emery now knows his task.
The new Premier League season is almost here, and these lads need to start with a bang.
"I think the nature of his retirement is a bit cowardly, frankly."
He has expressed his regret about the circumstances that led to Mesut Ozil's international retirement.
Unai Emery wants Arsenal to be Mesut Ozil's "home". It can be "like a family" for the German.
After sitting back and watching Mesut Ozil take all the flak, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has had enough.
Remember when Mesut Ozil's agent obliterated Martin Keown? Well he's back again...
The German FA "stands for diversity" apparently, which is a little different to what Ozil said.
Uli Hoeness has had a few. He's gone in two-footed on Mesut Ozil after his Germany retirement.
Mesut Ozil will not play for Germany "whilst I have this feeling of racism and disrespect".
Mesut Ozil has no regrets over posing for a photograph with Erdogan...
"Sometimes, in the morning, Mesut Ozil lost in training but he said 'Shh, shh, I'm world champion.'"
Jurgen Klopp says the post-World Cup criticism of Ozil and Gundogan is "absolute nonsense".
Unai Emery expects Mesut Ozil to go on Arsenal's Singapore tour and "start with a good mentality"...
Unai Emery just wants Mesut Ozil to "relax good". He has a "new way" to work with him.
"I was thinking come on, that is not the real Ozil I know, the guy who can kill," says Arsene Wenger.
Jerome Boateng says Mesut Ozil faces criticism only because he is "an artist on the ball".
Mesut Ozil has "no heart, no joy, no passion" for Germany. He might retire after the World Cup.
"We will not fall to pieces," says Joachim Low. Nor will the Germany coach "throw out the game plan"...
The Arsenal star has put in extra work this week, while Manuel Neuer is also ready to face Mexico...
Germany will not take "unnecessary risks" with Ozil: "He has a bruise on his knee." #prayforMesut
If Mesut Ozil really was crying off Arsenal games to try and stay fit for the World Cup, well...
The moral of this story for Ozil and Gundogan? Don't pose with someone accused of running a dictatorship.
Mesut Ozil's agent has essentially written an entire article explaining how Martin Keown is a fraud.
The Arsenal manager has insisted that Ozil does not "pick and choose" his games to play.
Wenger stands by Ozil: "You'll see when you analyse his physical performance that he gave a lot."
"He will have some emotional breakdown and won't play at the weekend." Keown's not holding back...
Mesut Ozil, Petr Cech and Jack Wilshere all trained on Wednesday after missing the West Ham win.
Arsene Wenger saw his side put one foot into the semi-finals of the Europa League with a win over CSKA.
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