Mesut Ozil has developed into a leader says Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

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Mesut Ozil has developed leadership qualities according to Arsenal’s manager Arsene Wenger.

The experienced coach heaped praise on the 27-year-old following his performance against north London rivals Tottenham.

“Mesut was outstanding again,” Wenger told Arsenal Player.

“He has grown into a very great player as he has added commitment, leadership qualities and responsibility.

“I’m very pleased with his development.”

Ozil was selected as man of the match by WhoScored for his performance against Spurs Tottenham.

The 27-year-old received a rating of 8.24 WhoScored. Ozil made seven key passes, made one successful dribble and maintained a passing accuracy of 82%. Ozil also provided the assist for Arsenal’s equalising goal.

The Gunners missed the opportunity to overtake Manchester City who drew with Aston Villa yesterday.

Arsenal won the first north London derby of the season after beating Spurs 2-1 at White Hart Lane in the third-round League Cup clash back in September. The last time Tottenham beat Arsenal away was back in 1993.

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