Gunners boss says playmaker is worth every penny.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has jumped to the defence of Mesut Ozil once again by claiming that he would sign the player for another £42m all over again if he had the chance, the Metro reports.
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Ozil has come if for some heavy criticism recently, especially after his bleak performance in the Champions League against Borussia Dortmund earlier in the week.
But Wenger does not believe the criticism of the midfielder has been fair and insists the responsibility shouldn’t all be on Ozil’s shoulders despite his price tag.
“You expect the team to play well and not to put the responsibility on any one player to be a magician but that does not exist anymore in the modern game,” Wenger said.
“Remember, Ozil did not pay the £42million himself. I would pay the money again.
“I feel that responsibility exactly the same for a player who cost £1.
“When I see a talent, for any player, I think how can I get the best out of him. That is not linked with price. It is just a coincidence that the market is like it is.”
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