‘An absolutely unbelievable player,’ Arsene Wenger thrilled by in-form midfielder

first_imgArsene Wenger has heralded Mesut Ozil as “absolutely unbelievable” as Arsenal’s record signing continues to impress this season.The 27-year-old has himself said he is currently playing the best football since his big-money move to the Emirates Stadium in 2013, having already laid on 13 assists for the Gunners.Ozil, a 2014 World Cup winner with Germany, has picked up the club’s player of the month award for both October and November and Wenger will be hoping his purple patch can continue over the festive period.And while Wenger praised his ability to open up opponents, he was also keen to point out how Ozil has improved at the less attractive things in his game.“I think he has become an absolutely unbelievable player,” he said of the playmaker.“Ozil is the main provider in our team and in the league. He has 13 assists in the league.“Players who can make you score are very difficult to find and have something special on the vision front and on the technical quality.“That is what Mesut is about. But he is also about, and people forget this many times, in his way an exceptional fighter.“He runs much more and covers the distances during the game.“He has added runs into the box now.“You watch how many times he’s in the box compared to what he did before.” 1 Mesut Ozil last_img read more