Arsenal star Mesut Ozil has made the fifth most Premier League attacking passes

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Mesut Özil has made the fifth highest amount of attacking passes according to the Mirror.

The daily newspaper states that the 26-year-old has completed 302 passes in the oppositions half with a 79.68% pass completion.

Özil is ahead of Aaron Ramsey, Yaya Toure and David Silva in the Mirror’s list.

10. David Silva
9. Alexsander Kolarov
8. Andrew Surman
7. Yaya Toure
6. Aaron Ramsey
5. Mesut Ozil
4. Eden Hazard
3. Fernandinho
2. Cesc Fabregas
1. Santi Cazorla

Özil is coming off the back of a shock 1-0 defeat away to Ireland on Thursday.

The Germany international started against the Irish but was unable to find a way through the opposition defence. Özil is expected to start for Germany against Georgia who are currently 5th n Group D.

The World Cup winner makes up one of three players in the Germany national team of Turkish origin with the other two being Liverpool star Emre Can and the other Borussia Dortmund midfielder İlkay Gündoğan.

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