“He is the best No. 10 in the world. He made things easier for me and his team-mates with his vision of the game and the decisions that he made.
The World Cup winner was selected as the best performing attacking midfielder in Europe in 2015 according to the CIES Football Observatory’s latest performance rankings.
Özil has been directly involved in seven goals in his last eight league games for the Gunners, scoring three and assisting in four.
The 26-year-old has five goals and seven assists in all competitions for Arsenal this season.