Gilberto Silva reacts on Twitter to Arsenal 1-1 Tottenham: Praises Mesut Ozil

Gilberto Silva

Gilberto Silva praised Mesut Ozil as Arsenal drew with Tottenham.

Former Arsenal midfielder Gilberto Silva took to Twitter after the North London derby, and praised Mesut Ozil for his contribution.

Ozil provided the assist for Kieran Gibbs' late equaliser, which cancelled out Harry Kane's first half strike.

The German now has eight assists in his last six Premier League games, a phenomenal record which demands respect.

Arsenal found their attacking game largely limited by Tottenham, as Santi Cazorla had an off day in midfield, and young Dele Alli produced a man-of-the-match display for the away side.

Ozil plays in the very position that Gilberto would have come up against directly during his playing days, and so the Brazilian knows a top drawer playmaker when he sees one.

Ozil looked disappointed as he left the field at The Emirates, knowing full well what a win would have meant to supporters over their rivals.

Yet this attitude is what helped him find a way for his side to get back into the game, matched with his sensational ability to impact matches at the very top level.

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