When Manchester United allowed Henrik Mkhitaryan to leave for Arsenal as part of their swap deal to land Alexis Sanchez, many people wondered if this was not Arsenal trying to replace Alexis, as they were doing that with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, but taking their chance to replace Mesut Ozil.BACK THIS BETFAIR OFFER
However, the German then signed a new deal with Arsenal and became the highest paid player in the league – and it became clear Ozil and Mkhitaryan would be playing together.
That was thrilling news for the former Manchester United player, who was happy his shackles could finally come off, and wanted to get to grips with attacking football again.
When asked about Ozil, he had a huge amount of praise for the player.
He was asked how he felt playing with Ozil and Aubameyang, and said: “Yes of course.
“Not only us three but as well the players that are playing next to us.
“They are having a big impact on the team’s success and the playing style of Arsenal and of course we are trying to do the best.
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“It’s only happiness and joy to play next to him because he understands very well the game.”
“He has great vision, he has amazing technique and he’s the best in his position.”
“Everyone knows that Mesut is one of the best players in the world.”
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