Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil is statistically the best assist provider in PL history

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It has been a quiet week for Mesut Ozil after an inspired recent spell in the Premier League for the German playmaker.

Ozil has been given time off by Arsene Wenger and by the looks of this Instagram picture, is spending time with his girlfriend Mandy Grace Capristo.

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It has also allowed some number crunchers to look at the statistics surrounding Ozil, who looks almost certain to break the Premier League assists record in 2015/2016.

An assist against Bournemouth took Ozil’s tally for the Premier League season to 16. The record is held by Arsenal legend Thierry Henry and the German has half a season left.

Opta statistician @Orbinho, who often Tweets about Arsenal, has confirmed that Ozil is now the best assists/per minute providers in Premier League history.

See the Tweet below plus some other intriguing stats on Ozil’s incredible current assist record.

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