Arsenal star Mesut Ozil has revealed that he joined us from Real Madrid due to our brand of football, two years on from the day he made his debut against Sunderland, The Evening Standard reports.
Ozil’s arrival marked the beginning of a new era after we witnessed our star players depart in succession with players of less quality joining to replace them.
With new sponsorship deals in place and our stadium debt down to a manageable level, Arsene Wenger pulled off the biggest signing in our history.
Ozil, after two unconvincing years, has finally grown into his role and is now a key ingredient in our team.
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“Before I joined, I knew that Arsenal were always a technically strong team,” Ozil said.
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“That’s also why I decided to join this club, because I know exactly what the manager wants from the team.”
Ozil has registered two assists in four Premier League games this season, but it’s his goal tally that evidently needs more work. Both Wenger, and Ozil himself, have previously acknowledged this deficiency in his game (via Arsenal Player) and it’s clear that the German is trying to improve.
While he remains our chief creator, Ozil often makes darts beyond our main striker but lacks a player with his vision able to spot his run.
Santi Cazorla should fill this role and the two’s relationship is growing by each passing game which almost resulted in Ozil’s first goal of the season against Stoke City.
Should he add more goals to his game, Ozil will be a contender for the PFA Player of the Year award.