Mesut Özil receives PFA award for April

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Mesut Ozil received the Player of the Month award for April before Arsenal’s clash with Sunderland on Wednesday night.

The Germany international helped Arsenal record four victories out of five games in April.

Özil scored a stunning free-kick against Liverpool in the league, while also providing both assists in the FA Cup semi-final win over Reading.

The 26-year-old made seven key passes in the goalless draw against Sunderland. Özil completed the highest number of key passes in the Premier League this week.


Özil carried out a total of 89 passes at a 93 percent accuracy and was given a 7.23 rating on Whoscore

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Özil has been in good form since returning from injury winning two Vitality Arsenal Player of the Month as well as a PFA Fans Player of the Month awards.

The 26-year-old has covered more distance, scored more goals, provided more assists and improved his sprinting since returning from injury at the start of 2015 according to the official Premier League website.

Arsenal are currently third in the Premier league ahead of Sunday’s final game of the season against West Brom.