PHOTO: Ozil reveals what he hopes will fire Arsenal into Champions League

Arsenal play-maker Mesut Ozil has posted a photograph of his new boots on Instagram.

Arsenal could not have hoped for a better start to the weekend, as Everton inexplicably scored not one but two own-goals to gift Southampton three points in Saturday's early kick-off.

As a result, the Toffees have now suffered a potentially fatal blow in the race to secure a top-four finish and a Champions League place next season.

There is still plenty of football to be played, but Arsenal will know that a win on Monday evening against Newcastle United will see them well on their way to yet another season among Europe's elite.  And along with a returning and seemingly resurgent Aaron Ramsey, Mesut Ozil will be hoping to rediscover his early season form and fire the Gunners to a much-needed victory.

With no football to occupy his time on Saturday morning, Ozil posted a photograph of his new boots on his official Instagram account.

He will no doubt be hoping the Adidas Grace will help him to a goal or an assist or two on Monday evening and what remains of the campaign.  He may feel he owes Arsenal fans a strong end to a season that started with a flourish but risked ending in little more than a damp squib.

But if his next few performances are as impressive as those boots look, he could continue to repay that club-record fee the North London side paid last summer. 

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