Mesut Ozil can still improve at Arsenal, says Arsene Wenger

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The midfielder has admitted he is trying to improve his body language in games.

Mesut Ozil still has some way to go in improving his body language in games, Arsene Wenger has told the club’s official website.

The German midfielder has been in excellent form this season, leading the assists charts in the Premier League and chasing down Thierry Henry’s record.

He has not escaped criticism though, with some fans having hit out at his body language and perceived a lack of care about their failures this season.

Indeed, it is something that the player himself is aware of having admitted last week that he is working to improve that area of his game for the fans.

And Wenger admits that his star man still has some way to go in regards to improving that aspect of his play.

“He was perceived to be a bit nonchalant, or a bit ‘who cares?’ but that’s not his mind,” he told arsenal.com.

“To show that you can fight, being a champion is a combination of exceptional talent but an exceptional attitude as well, certainly now more than ever before.

“He has added that to his game but I think there is still some way to go. I think he can still improve on that front and it will only make him better and stronger.”

While Ozil’s body language may be something that annoys fans, it is hardly the biggest issue they could have about him.

A bigger issue is his goal-scoring form, with his tally of eight in total, six in the Premier League, a big concern for a man who occupies such a key position in the team.

With the strikers in his side also having struggled for top form in the second half of this campaign also, that is arguably the area the Arsenal star should be looking to improve next season.

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