Arsenal’s star playmaker has expressed his excitement ahead of today’s Premier League clash against Sunderland.
The 27-year-old posted a picture of himself during training on Instagram along with the following caption, “Smile! … ’cause it’s Premier League time again tomorrow! #training #YaGunnersYa @arsenal.”
Özil has been in a impressive form recently having scored goals against Bayern Munich and Manchester United.
The Germany international also found the back of the net last weekend and has been widely praised by fans and pundits alike.
Özil has been named the Vitality Arsenal Player of the Month after an exceptional November. The Gunners playmaker has now won the award for the second consecutive month.
The Germany international also broke the record for providing assists in six consecutive games and then broke his own record by setting up goals in his last seven games.
Arsenal v Sunderland
Stadium: Emirates Stadium
Arsenal probable starting line-up: Cech, Monreal, Bellerin, Gabriel, Mertesacker, Ramsey, Flamini, Ozil, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Gibbs, Giroud.
Sunderland probable starting line-up: Pantilimon, Yedlin, Van Aanholt, O’Shea, Coates, Kaboul, Cattermole, M’Vila, Lens, Fletcher, Watmore.