‘Ozil needs to contribute 24/7’ – Arsenal chief Sanllehi backs Emery

first_imgRaul Sanllehi has backed Unai Emery’s handling of the Mesut Ozil situation at Arsenal.Ozil has featured just twice so far this season, with his only appearance in the Premier League coming during the 2-2 draw with Watford at Vicarage Road last month.The German – who is being paid £350,000 a week by the Gunners – has not even been included in the matchday squad for the past three games. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Ox-rated! Dream night in Genk for Liverpool ace after injury nightmare Messi a man for all Champions League seasons – but will this really be Barcelona’s? Are Chelsea this season’s Ajax? Super-subs Batshuayi & Pulisic show Blues can dare to dream Time for another transfer? Giroud’s Chelsea spell set to end like his Arsenal career And when asked after the Europa League win against Standard Liege why Ozil had not been involved, Emery stated it was because others simply deserved their spot more.”Really I am thinking every time to decide the best players for each match and the best player for the squad to play and [who will] help us,” said the Spaniard.”When I decide he’s not in the squad it’s because another player deserves it more.”Ozil’s continued absence has seen Emery receive plenty of criticism from sections of Arsenal’s fanbase, who believe the former Real Madrid man would bring some much-needed creativity to the team.There have been growing calls from supporters for the 30-year-old to be brought back into the fold, but that looks unlikely, with Arsenal due to visit Sheffield United after the international break.Mesut Ozil Arsenal 2019-20And now Emery’s stance has received the backing of Sanllehi, who spoke about the ongoing situation at a fans’ forum with supporters on Thursday night.Responding to a question about Ozil’s lack of playing time, Arsenal’s head of football said: “Unai has had many good players in other teams also, and he has always followed the same policy which is try not to make any distinctions, play the ones who work hard in training and reward the effort with playing time.“There is nothing against Mesut on the contrary and I hope we get to see him much more in the next games because his qualities are without question, but he needs to contribute 24/7 and that’s what Unai expects from him.“It’s not that he’s not working so well, but there are others who are deserving more playing time, but Unai can’t treat him differently than any other player.“You may have read that Unai has put a barrier up, but nothing at all like this has happened.” Check out Goal’s Premier League 2019-20 fantasy football podcast for game tips, debate and rivalries.last_img read more

Avoya Travel Creates New Agency Dashboard To Increase Travel Network Sales Success

first_imgAvoya Travel’s Leading Vacation Platform Improves Travel Planning and Supports Agents  Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. – September 17, 2018 – Avoya Travel®, one of the world’s most innovative travel brands, has created and launched the industry-leading Avoya Agency Dashboard™ to give Independent Agencies in the Avoya Travel Network™ deeper insights into their agencies’ performance that were never available before. Using advanced technology, Avoya is empowering Independent Agencies with actionable, transparent metrics so travel professionals can make the best data-based business decisions, apply effective strategies that lead to increasing bookings and incomes, and ultimately provide even better vacation planning experiences for customers. Built in-house by Avoya from the ground up, Avoya’s Agency Dashboard strategically leverages robust performance data to enhance Independent Agency support in the rapidly growing Avoya Network. By automating complex reports, data is brought into a single interface – the Dashboard – that is integrated intoAgent Power™, Avoya’s award-winning Independent Agency Operating System™. Through the Agency Dashboard, Independent Agencies now have direct, daily access to better and more easy-to-understand metrics that are crucial to running a successful business, growing sales, and servicing clients. “Like a dashboard in a car or airplane that provides crucial information as to where you are, where you’re going, how fast or slowly, and the condition of your engine, Avoya Travel’s innovative Agency Dashboard does the same for Independent Agencies in the Avoya Travel Network and their success as business owners,” said Jeff Anderson, Executive Vice President, Avoya Travel. Avoya’s Agency Dashboard includes reports and charts in one place that give Independent Agency owners deeper visibility into their agency’s performance than was ever available before – all in one place. It also gives individual agent performance metrics, allowing Independent Agency owners to more efficiently track the success of their own agents as well as overall business. “Avoya Travel’s Agency Dashboard is an impressive resource for my business because having so much insightful data available in a customizable interface helps me be a more strategic agency owner. I particularly love seeing the year-over-year comparisons, my commission trends, customer ratings as it translates to my repeat business, and easily following sales and closing rate percentage trends,” said Susan Wolfson, owner of Go Astro Travel LLC. “As a former computer programmer, I value how Avoya Travel continues to pioneer new technologies, like Avoya’s Agency Dashboard, and lead in providing the best support for my success and the growth of my Independent Agency.” Using innovative front-end technology, Avoya’s Agency Dashboard is fully responsive and reactive so it responds to user input with immediate feedback without page reloads or pauses. It is a prototype for the company’s new front-end technology moving forward and is already being integrated on Avoya’s consumer website. The Agency Dashboard, and the state-of-the-art technology that powers it, is integral to the mission of the company’s Avoya 2025 plan. This will further establish Avoya as the number one vacation platform that supports Independent Agencies, supplier partners, and customers. While the Agency Dashboard delivers on Phase 1 of Avoya 2025 as the most recent enhancement to the Independent Agency side of Avoya’s platform, Avoya will continue evolving the interface so it remains cutting-edge and offers maximum support to the Independent Agencies in the Avoya Network. “We are extremely excited about the Agency Dashboard because not only does it provide unparalleled support for Independent Agencies in the Avoya Travel Network with empowerment through strategic data, it also marks another milestone in Avoya Travel’s mission to become the number one vacation platform for customers, travel professionals, and supplier partners,” said Jeff Anderson. “With Avoya’s Agency Dashboard and our significant technology advancement, Avoya Travel continues its tradition of innovation and position as a leader in the travel industry.”  About Avoya TravelAvoya Travel is a family-owned company with a longstanding reputation for being one of the world’s most innovative marketing and travel technology companies. As an American Express Travel Representative for more than 30 years, and one of their largest sellers of cruises and tours, Avoya is deeply committed to Integrity and Professionalism™, service, and value in every aspect of planning cruises and vacations. Through an elite network of independently owned and operated travel agencies, Avoya provides exclusive discounts, amenities, and first-class customer service to travelers worldwide. Cruise lines and travel partners recognize this, as Avoya has received numerous accolades, including being repeatedly named Travel Partner of the Year by Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises, Carnival Cruises, American Express, Oceania Cruises, MSC Cruises, and more. Today, Avoya is headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, with support offices throughout the United States. Travel agency owners, travel professionals, and others interested in owning and operating their own travel business should contact Avoya Travel at 800-521-2597 or visit www.JoinAvoya.com. Travelers interested in booking their next vacation with Avoya Travel, should call 800-753-1463 or visit www.AvoyaTravel.com.last_img read more