The attacking midfielder has clearly adapted to well to life in England.
Arsenal secured one of the biggest transfer coups in Premier League history on deadline day 2013 by bringing in Real Madrid star Mesut Ozil for a club record £42.4m.
Since then the attacking midfielder has impressed in north London and has helped propel the team to the top of the table and the last-16 of the Champions League.
At the time of Ozil joining the Gunners many were confused as to why the world-class German would choose the Emirates Stadium, but the 25-year-old had clear reasons.
“I chose to go to Arsenal to develop myself further. As a player you always want to develop yourself further and you always want to be better,” the Germany international told Soccer Bible.
“I’ve felt very comfortable from the beginning because the atmosphere is similar to the one in my family.”
Another key factor in Ozil coming to the club was the presence of manager Arsene Wenger, who is now the longest serving coach in English football after the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United.
The Frenchman has a reputation of developing players, with the likes of Thierry Henry, Cesc Fabregas and Robin Van Persie becoming world-class stars under Wenger.
“Arsene Wenger knows what he wants and prepares the team very well because of the experience he brings with him,” Ozil continued.
“He is one of the best coaches in the world.”
Since arriving in the English capital Ozil has played 23 matches in all competitions, scoring five goals and providing 10 assists in the process.
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