Arsenal’s assist king Mesut Ozil has stated that he no longer reqires laces on his football boots.
The 27-year-old posted an image on Instagram of himself posing with his new boots.
Ozil included the following caption alongside his picture, “No laces, I don’t need them anymore. They’re just perfect.”
Özil signed a contract with Adidas in 2013 believed to be worth in the region of €25 million to promote and wear their products. The deal will run until 2020.
Arsenal will remain at the top of the table if they defeat Chelsea on Saturday however, if the Gunners drop points they can be overtaken by both Manchester City and Leicester City.
Ozil has provided 16 assists and has found the back of the net twice in 26 appearances for the Gunners this season.