Arsene Wenger full of praise for 'top-class' Mesut Ozil

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The Arsenal boss says the German's desire to put his talent at the service of the team is his best quality.

According to the club’s official website, Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger was full of praise for star midfielder Mesut Ozil.

The playmaker was in fine form during Saturday’s 2-1 win over Everton, as he curled in a delightful cross for Olivier Giroud to head home the opening goal.

He was dangerous throughout once again for the Gunners as he directed his team from the middle of the park, with the German unlucky not to add a third for his side when he clipped the post with a curling effort.

Wenger was impressed by the German’s display, saying that people who like watching football should like watching Ozil play.

"He is a top-class player, honestly," he is quoted as saying by Arsenal.com.

"I think rather than talking about him I would rather watch him play again. If you love to watch football, you love to watch Ozil."

Ozil is arguably enjoying his best spell since joining the Gunners. The 27-year-old is well known for being one of the best players for laying on assists for his team, now boasting the best games to assist ratio in Premier League history following his performance against Everton.

Ozil also now sits on 98 since 2008, just five behind leader Lionel Messi, an impressive feat indeed.

When asked what makes the German so special, however, Wenger lauded his desire to use his talent towards aiding his team-mates.

"It is a combination of quality of the touch, intelligence and team attitude," he added.

"He is a real team player, I said that yesterday in the press conference. He puts his talent at the service of the team and he wants to help the team with everything he does. That makes him efficient."

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