Mesut Ozil has revealed how much he enjoys playing alongside the “excellent” Santi Cazorla.
The Spain midfielder had another influential season for Arsenal, claiming seven goals and 13 assists while also adapting to a deeper position to accommodate Alexis Sanchez and Ozil in the same side.
Cazorla came third in Arsenal’s Vitality Player of the Season poll and Ozil had plenty of praise for his team-mate.
"He’s very good on the ball, as we all know, and is now very defensively strong too"
“Santi’s been very strong,” he told Arsenal Player. “He’s had to adapt to a new position which he may not have always been used to playing in.
“I think he’s been excellent this year. We’re very happy to have a player like him in our ranks. He’s very good on the ball, as we all know, and is now very defensively strong too.
“I think we’ll have lots of enjoyment with him over the years because he’s a creative player and it’s a lot of fun for me to play alongside him.
“It makes it easier for me too because he sees things that some other players may not. That’s why we’re pleased to have him here.”
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