“What you can do is just try to be open with them, tell them your intentions, the role that they have in the team and why that is. They are entitled to make the decision in their lives because they have a contract here.
“Some would like to move because they are not playing and some would like to stay. That’s something we cannot decide by ourselves.”
Ozil’s news follows that of William Saliba, another player who was cut from Arteta’s Premier League and Europa League squads.
The defender this week sealed a loan move to Nice.