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Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi: Not time to think about my future

Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi insists it isn't the time to think about a move away in January.

Mustafi was asked about his plans ahead of tonight's Europa League tie with Eintracht Frankfurt.

He said, "I am still here. I am a player of Arsenal and I've got a contract with Arsenal for one and a half more years. I have always said that if there is going to be something where it suits me and if there is going to be something where I want to make a next step then I am open to it and I am open to talk. But at the moment I think it's a situation where we have to put our own interests in the background because we have to focus on the team and we have to focus on winning games. So at the moment I'm really not thinking about my own personal future.

"I am thinking about when I have the opportunity to help the team, I am trying to do that. This is not only me, this is everyone in the dressing room. I know there are always a lot of things going on and a lot of people talk and give opinions on what is going on, but I can say that in the dressing room that everyone is fully focused on giving everything to get out of this situation because it makes life easier for us when things are going good.

"So everyone is really looking to play football and win games with Arsenal."

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