Mesut Ozil showed signs of being back to his best as Arsenal beat Leicester City.
The German international played a crucial role in the 2-1 win, delivering the corner for Laurent Koscielny's opener, and then seeing his shot rebound for Theo Walcott to score.
While he faded a little as the second half went on, Ozil touched the ball 90 times, higher than everybody on the pitch barring Santi Cazorla and Francis Coquelin.
He did this while recording an impressive 88 per cent pass completion rate, and even got back to make two defensive clearances.
With Alexis Sanchez off the pace having just returned from injury, Ozil stepping up was crucial, in a game in which Leicester threatened to defy their ranking as the Premier League's bottom club.
The 26-year-old now has three goals and three assists in nine Premier League games this season.
The Gunners have now climbed back above rivals Tottenham, who lost away to Liverpool at Anfield.
Mesut Ozil has come back a new man hasn't he? After a long-term injury he is now back up and running. What a player!!!! #AFC— AFCPressWatch™ (@AFCPressWatch) February 10, 2015
You can see Ozil is playing with flair & full of confidence which is fantastic to see! #AFC— Gordon (@Arsenal_Supremo) February 10, 2015