Ian Wright reacts to Mesut Ozil's Arsenal performance

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Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright says Mesut Ozil needs to do more.

Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright has given his view on Mesut Ozil's performance against Chelsea.

The ex-forward turned pundit, gave his view that the German needed to step up, and was beginning to frustrate supporters.

Wright told BBC's 606: "I'd like to see Ozil do a lot more, esp if the Ox is on the bench.

"The Cesc Fabregas pass is exactly what Danny Welbeck would need.

"You want Ozil to be playing and contributing to the team. There were a lot of groans from fans, but he needs to be played where he constantly has touches of the ball."

Ozil touched the ball 79 times in the defeat at Chelsea, below his average of 86 per game this season.

He still managed to create three goalscoring chances against the Blues, but Arsenal did not manage any shots on target in the 2-0 loss.

Ozil is under considerable pressure after a poor 2014, which followed a bright start initially after signing for the club.

The German has been played out on the wing as well as through the centre, and Wright's suggestion that Oxlade-Chamberlain should have been in the side against Chelsea, is hard to argue with, given the benefit of hindsight at least.

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