Sami Khedira reckons Mesut Ozil’s genius has transformed the Gunners…
Real Madrid defensive midfielder Sami Khedira believes the brilliance of his former teammate Mesut Ozil will help Arsenal win the Premier League title, reports the Sunday Mirror.
Khedira and Ozil were great friends in Spain before Arsenal snapped up Ozil for £42m on the final day of the summer transfer window. He has been at his creative best from his very first game, and has helped the Gunners to the very top of the Premier League table at this early stage in the season.
Khedira reckons his old teammate is so good he’s transformed the side into title favourites.
“Arsenal had a strong team anyway, but Mesut makes them the best team in England,” Khedira said.
“I am sure he can be the player that makes things happen for them and win them the championship. Mesut is a genius on the field, there is no other way to describe him.”
Ozil has assisted four goals already for the Gunners, and scored once in the Champions League victory at home to Napoli. His brilliant intricate passing and practically unrivaled close control has immediately made him a fans’ favourite at the Emirates.
Khedira has admitted to being disappointed his club sold his German compatriot, but understands why Ozil felt the need to leave.
“Of course, there was some disappointment among the players at Madrid because he is the best in his position in the world. But I understand his decision as a player and also as my friend. He is already playing amazing football for Arsenal and he hasn’t even got used to the Premier League yet.”