Shkodran Mustafi has hailed his international team-mate Mesut Ozil as "incredible"after the playmaker scored a sensational late winner against Ludogorets.
Ozil completed a superb comeback victory in Bulgaria, flicking the ball over the keeper then flooring two defenders with a deft shimmy before rolling the ball home.
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It was a goal fit to win any game, though Mustafi joked afterwards that its quality should be downplayed.
"I don't want to say too much because it will get in his head and he's going to think he's the best again!" he said with a smile.
"No, we know his qualities. He is incredible. He is calm in front of goal, I think I would have just taken the first touch and shot from 20 yards away!
"But he stays cool, he has the calmness and finishes off brilliantly."
The win secured Arsenal's safe passage through to the knockout stages of the Champions League with two games to spare, though Mustafi said he would rather forget about Europe for the moment, and focus on a huge weekend on the horizon.
"He is calm in front of goal, I think I would have just taken the first touch and shot from 20 yards away!"
"I say after every game that there is no point in thinking too far ahead," he told Arsenal Player, "because you have two or three days between games and there is no time to think about the Champions League anymore.
"The game is finished now and in three days you have another one. The next game is Tottenham and that's going to be important as well at home, so we are focused for that one now."
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