Monday, September 23rd, 2013
Sunday was another occasion for Arsenal fans to revel in the quality on their new marquee signing Mesut Özil.
Whilst some Arsenal haters are able to accuse the Gunners of overspending on the German, fans at the Emirates on Sunday were able to brush off those criticisms as the German international claimed all three assists in the 3-1 win over Stoke.
In a memorable home debut, Özil played a role in all three goals, including two well-taken set-pieces setting up Arsenal’s second and third goals.
Hugely influential, Özil was a threat throughout the match against the Potters despite the fact that the German can still improve his performance. Manager Arsene Wenger admitted as much, telling reporters after the game “Once he is fully integrated, we will see more.”
Watch Mesut Özil’s individual highlights against Stoke below, along with thoughts of Arsenal fans on the German’s performance.