Players like Mesut Ozil are hard to find says Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

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LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 19: Mesut Oezil of Arsenal celebrates as he scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Norwich City at Emirates Stadium on October 19, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Players as talented as Mesut Ozil are hard to find according to Arsenal’s experienced manager Arsene Wenger.

The Gunners boss spoke about his sides star playmaker following their 2-1 win over Manchester City in the Premier League.

“Ozil was sick all week but he kept on going and that is fantastic to see,” Ozil told SkySports 1.

“Unfortunately we are used to that (his quality), but i have been long enough in the game to know that to find this quality you have to travel a long way.”

The 27-year-old received a a rating of 8.1 from Whoscored for his performance on the night. Ozil took 59 touches on the ball, made two key passes and maintained a passing accuracy of 89%. The Germany international also contributed to Arsenal when it came to defence. Ozil made four successful tackles and one interception.

The Gunners are now just two points off league leaders Leicester City. The Gunners take on Southampton in their next league game.

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