Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin has stated that Mesut Özil is one of the most intelligent players he has ever played with.
The Spain U21 international went onto say that he does not think that there is a better No 10 than Özil at the moment.
“He is one of the most intelligent players I’ve played with and has an eye for the pass that no one else sees,” Bellerin told SkySports.
“I don’t think there’s a better No 10 than him at the moment. When he first came to Arsenal we were all very excited and now he’s showing us what he’s all about.”
Hector Bellerin fantasy football club starting XI:
Petr Cech, Bacary Sagna, Jose Luis Gaya, Laurent Koscielny, Nacho Monreal, Oliver Torres, Santi Cazorla, Mesut Ozil, Gerard Deulofeu, Alexis Sanchez, Troy Deeney.
Özil has hit a rich vein of form which includes goals against Manchester United and Bayern Munich as well as providing assists in six consecutive Premier League games.
The 27-year-old currently has the most assists in the top five European leagues – England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain.
Özil has provided 10 assists in 11 league games for the Gunners this season and has two goals in all competitions.
The Germany international has provided assists in six consecutive games which is a Premier League record and has created the highest number of chances in the current Arsenal team.