Arsenal name Mesut Ozil as Man of the Match against Watford

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Arsenal have named Mesut Özil as their man of the match during their 3-0 victory over newly promoted Watford FC.

The 27-year-old continued his rich vein of form by providing two assists and six chances for his teammates.

The Gunners confirmed the news on their official Twitter page.

The Germany international set up Alexis Sanchez’s opener and Olivier Giroud’s goal in the 68th minute. Özil was taken off in place of Arteta in the 81st minute.

Arsenal ended up winning the game and moving back into second place overtaking Manchester United who temporarily moved in second place following their 3-0 win over Everton.

The Gunners have now won back-to-back games in the league and take on Bayern Munich next in the Champions League.

Özil now has six assists in the Premier League this season – more than any other player in the league.

The Germany international also had a phenomenal assist record at Real Madrid with 81 assists in 159 games for the Galacticos.

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