Stats have revealed that Mesut Özil has created more chances in the current calendar year than Manchester City’s David silva and Chelsea’s Eden Hazard.
In-fact the Germany international has created the most chances in the Premier League this year according to Squawka.
Most Premier League chances created in 2015:
Mesut Özil (76)
David Silva (74)
Eden Hazard (70)
Santi Cazorla (58) pic.twitter.com/NmjM7gibQ0
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) September 19, 2015
Özil played 75 minutes in Arsenal’s disappointing defeat at the hands of their London rivals Chelsea on Saturday.
The 26-year-old also maintained a 90 percent pass accuracy and made the joint highest number of key passes (2).
Özil received a rating of 6.64 from whoscored, which was the highest of all of Arsenal’s attackers. The Germany international took no shots on target, made one cross and made a total of just 32 passes thought the game.
The Gunners dropped into 5th place in the league following the defeat while Chelsea moved into 13th place on points after six games. Arsenal travel away to Leicester next week while Chelsea take on Newcastle United on the road.