“I can’t wait for February 1 and everyone is back on it again, we need commitment again from everyone. I understand January is a difficult month for clubs, because you can have big interest in your best players.
“But Arnie was out of the squad for two games, he’s been the main player for us. When you see so much speculation around the team, players moving on, or some coming in, that can distract a little bit with the atmosphere in the dressing room, it’s hard for the manager as well.
“I’m not saying it’s all about Arnautovic, it’s not only his situation. There have been many players, names around the media. If we want to become the team we were in December, then we need to bring everyone together and stick together.”