Arsenal are currently first in the Premier League with 42 points in 20 games, two points ahead of second placed Leicester City.
“We are a more confident team this season. I can feel as a player on the pitch the team is more confident when we play. We dominate the other team,” Özil stated in an interview with Henry Winter of the Times
“The team believes in itself more this season. It’s not just started now. It’s been going for the whole year. We played very good football in the second half of last season. The players believe we can be successful this season.”
Özil has been in impressive form this season and has provided 16 assists in 17 Premier League games. The 27-year-old has more assists than any other player in England and the top five leagues in Europe including France, Italy, Spain and Germany.
The Germany international has also been awarded two Player of the Month awards for October, November and is currently favourite to win the December addition as well.