‘Difficult Week For Us’ – Mesut Ozil Reacts To Arsenal Victory Over Rennes In Europa League

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LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 03: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal gives his jacket to a staff member ahead of the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Liverpool FC at Emirates Stadium on November 3, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal managed to turn around their 3-1 first-leg defeat to Rennes in the Europa League Last 16 clash in France with a 3-0 win at the Emirates on Thursday.

Mesut Ozil started for the Gunners just days after featuring in the starting lineup against Manchester United in the Premier League.

The playmaker of Turkish origin has won back the trust of Unai Emery after struggling for playing time in 2019.

Ozil responded to the victory over Rennes by highlighting just how impressive the comeback was considering what a difficult week the team have had.

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Arsenal head into the international break having booked a place in the Europa League quarter-finals and are currently 4th in the Premier League table.

The Gunners will face Serie A giants Napoli in the Europa League next.

The first-leg will be played at the Emirates Stadium on 11 April with the return fixture a week later.

Ozil will enjoy a two-week break as he will not feature for Germany after quitting the national team last summer.

The North London based outfit take on Newcastle United next on April 1.