Arsenal star Ozil selected in London Team of the Week

Arsenal star Mesut Özil has been selected in the Evening Standard newspapers London Team of the Week.

Source: Evening Standard
Source: Evening Standard

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Özil was singled out as being Arsenal’s star man in the goalless draw against Chelsea at the Emirates stadium.

The 26-year-old had a 93 percent pass accuracy and also completed 5 successful dribbles – more than any other player in the game.

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Özil was not however, able to escape the wrath of former Arsenal star Thierry Henry who seemed to have it in for the World Cup winner after the Chelsea game.

“I will single out, Mesut Özil that was his eighth game against a top four side, 0 goals and 2 assists that is not enough,” Henry said speaking on Sky Sports after the goalless draw against Chelsea.

The Gunners are undefeated in 15 out of the last 17 games in which Özil has featured since returning from injury.

Özil has been nominated for the April PFA Fans’ Player of the Month​ and was Arsenal Vitality Player of the Month in February.