Wojciech Szczesny has revealed his admiration for Mesut Ozil.
The Germany playmaker was sidelined for three months from last October to January but, after regaining his fitness, helped Arsenal lift their 12th FA Cup with two assists in the semi-final and an influential display against Aston Villa in last month’s Wembley showpiece.
Ozil received plaudits for his impressive performances after the turn of the year and Szczesny says the World Cup winner is a joy to watch when at his best.
"Sometimes you’re out there training with Mesut and he just comes out with some ridiculous passes"
“It’s his calmness and his vision on the pitch is something that you don’t get to see when you watch 90 minutes of football,” the Poland goalkeeper told Arsenal Player. “Sometimes you’re out there training with Mesut and he just comes out with some ridiculous passes.
“I’m back there and see the whole pitch so I should be able to see all the passes but what he does is just different class. I really admire Mesut, love watching him and training with him out on the training pitch.
“With all the players fit, he’s had more chances to play with top-quality players,” added Szczesny.
“Also with the likes of Theo coming back and Alexis signing, he’s had more chances to play balls through the defence and cut teams open. He’s had a chance to play with fantastic players and it obviously makes him better as well.”
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