Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger knows how to make Ozil 'tick'

Mesut Özil has stated that the Gunners boss Arsene Wenger knows how to get the best out of him.

The 26-year-old went onto say that the experienced manager believes in his ability which in turn gives him confidence.

“He knows exactly how I tick and I know exactly what he thinks of me,” Özil told

“I just want to help the team as much as possible on the pitch – that’s my target.

“Of course sometimes things work better than at other times, that’s football, but the manager believes in me and that means a lot to me.”

The Germany international is set to appear in the UEFA Champions league for the 8th season and is expected to be included in Arsenal’s starting line-up.

Özil played a staring role in the Gunners 2-0 win over Stoke City on Saturday.

The former Real Madrid man received a rating of 7.9 from whoscored. Özil made eight key passes and maintained a passing accuracy of %87

Arsenal take on London rivals Chelsea in the Premier League this weekend. Özil is expected to start against the reigning champions and was also part of the Gunners side that beat the Blues in the Community Shield last month.

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