England need a player like Arsenal's Mesut Ozil at Euro 2016 says Jamie Carragher

Mesut Ozil

The former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has stated that England are in need of game changing player like Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil.

The ex footballer turned pundit is concerned by the lack of match winners in Roy Hodgson’s England squad at Euro 2016.

“In those tight games, when you are looking for someone with experience of the biggest stage to step forward, which one of the 20 outfield players could transform England’s fate?” Carragher wrote in his column for the Daily Mail.

“Look around the tournament and you will see players who you know have a big moment waiting to happen. Germany have got Mesut Ozil, who you know will deliver. Luka Modric has done it for Croatia already. These are the A-game players.”

Germany defeated Northern Ireland 1-0 in their final Euro 2016 Group C game to book a place in the next round. Ozil started for Germany and put on a brilliant display for the national team but was unable to add to his assist tally.

While Ozil failed provide an assist, he did complete 98 percent of his passes and create six goal scoring opportunities.

Joachim Low’s side finished top of Group C with seven points from three games. Ozil stated all three games and provided the assist for Germany’s second goal during their 2-0 win over Ukraine.

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