Rio Ferdinand raves about Mesut Ozil on Twitter

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Rio Ferdinand speaks highly of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil.

Former Manchester United and West Ham United defender Rio Ferdinand has been singing the praises of Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil on social networking site Twitter.

Germany international Ozil is one of the best players in the Premier League and is hugely important for the Gunners.

The former Real Madrid star was in action for the North London outfit on Sunday afternoon, as they defeated Crystal Palace 2-1 away from home in the Premier League.

Ozil started the encounter at Selhurst Park and played until the 83rd minute, and former Leeds United and Queens Park Rangers centre-back Ferdinand was impressed with his performance.

Ozil was superb for Arsenal against Palace on Sunday afternoon and was at times mesmerising.

The 2014 World Cup winner took one shot, had a pass accuracy of 98%, created five chances, put in 10 crosses, attempted one dribble, and made one interception and two clearances.

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