‘Completely different player’ – Arsenal fans shocked by Gunners ace on international duty

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Arsenal fans tuned in to watch England take on Germany on Friday night, and while the game ended goalless, they had their eyes on one man in particular.

Mesut Ozil was deployed in a deeper central midfield two by Joachim Low for the international friendly, and while some argued that Ruben Loftus-Cheek dominated him, others were left impressed with what they saw from the German international.

The 29-year-old has struggled to find his best form this season, scoring just once and providing two assists in nine Premier League games.

Ozil Germany vs England
Ozil impressed pulling strings in a deeper role for Germany

In turn, with his contract set to expire next summer and with no new deal in sight as of yet, it remains to be seen whether or not he commits his future to Arsenal, but it’s clear what these supporters want to see from him moving forward.

Many were left questioning why Ozil looks a different player when he’s with Germany, as what he was lacking in the 3-1 defeat at Manchester City last weekend in a disappointing performance overall, he was showing at Wembley on Friday.

Part of that must surely come down to the players around him and the system in place, and so naturally some pointed the finger at Arsene Wenger with Ozil looking much more effective pulling the strings in midfield with runners around him.

However, the key for the remainder of this season at least is to unlock that quality from the playmaker on a consistent basis in Arsenal colours, to help them reach their objectives and then see whether or not a new deal is signed or if he opts to leave on a free transfer at the end of the season.

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