Arsenal star Mesut Ozil becomes the Premier League’s best ever provider

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Arsenal ace Mesut Ozil grabbed another assist against Everton.

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil grabbed yet another assist on Saturday as his side defeated Everton 2-1.

The German international joined the Gunners from Real Madrid as a renowned assist maker, consistently topping the La Liga charts during his short stay at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium.

Despite coping plenty of flak for his effortless style of play, Ozil has been just as devastating in the Premier League and undoubtedly well worth the club record fee Arsenal paid for him.

Since joining the club in 2013, the 27-year-old has racked up a total of 21 assists and 188 chances created via key passes in 57 Premier League appearances.

  AssistsKey PassesAppearances
Mesut Özil 21 188 57

Whatever criticism is thrown his way, nobody can deny how much he offers the team in terms of an attacking contribution even if he isn’t a solid scorer such as teammate Alexis Sanchez.

After setting up Olivier Giroud to open the scoring versus Everton via a flick header, Ozil took his assist count of the season to seven in nine games and boosted his overall average to record proportions.

As per OptaJoe, the former Werder Bremen ace now boasts the Premier League’s best ever average of one assist per 2.71 matches – bettering former greats such as Ryan Giggs and Robert Pires.

With their newly-improved defensive record, Alex Sanchez providing a telling individual spark and Ozil being the ultimate team player in the final third, this current Arsenal side has no limits.

The 2-1 victory over the Toffees lifted the Gunners momentarily to the top of the Premier League, a position they could soon get used to if current form is anything to go by.

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