Arsenal Boss Arsene Wenger Labels Mesut Ozil Display Against Napoli As ‘Absolutely Amazing’

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Frenchman is delighted with both the German and his team as they brush aside in-form Serie A high flyers. 

Arsenal head coach Arsene Wenger was quick to praise the performance of midfield player Mesut Ozil against Napoli in the Uefa Champions League on Tuesday night, according to reports on ESPN.

The north London club recorded an impressive 2-0 group-stage win at the Emirates over their in-form opponents from Serie A, with both of their strikes coming early in the first half to help kill off any hopes that Rafa Benitez’s men may have had of leaving the capital with a positive result.

And the home side’s opening goal came from recent new club-record signing Ozil, who side-footed a first-time cutback from Aaron Ramsey past a helpless Jose Manuel Reina in the visitors’ goal for what was the Germany international’s first-ever strike for the Gunners since his £42.4 million move from Real Madrid on transfer deadline day.

But it was not just Ozil’s goal that caught the eye, though, as his all-round man-of-the-match performance was a joy to behold, especially for his new manager, who commented to SkySports after the full-time whistle: “Ozil’s first half was absolutely amazing, fantastic.

“Collective skill, individual skill, finishing, everything you dream of seeing from the stands.”

Arsenal now lead the group having collected maximum points from their opening two fixtures, and with a double header coming up next time against last season’s runners-up Borussia Dortmund, Wenger and Co could even have secured their safe passage through to the knockout rounds by the end of those two contests.

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