Arsene Wenger has tipped Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil to be one of the Premier League's best players in the upcoming 2015-16 campaign.

Arsene Wenger has tipped Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozilto be one of the Premier League's best players in the upcoming 2015-16 campaign.

Ozil has divided opinion among Gunners' fans since his club-record £42.5m move to the Emirates Stadium from Real Madrid two years ago.

The German netted 12 times in all competitions since joining, and despite praising Ozil's added "steel", the Frenchman says that he wants more goals from the attacking midfielder this season.

"He shows more authority to dictate the game than before," he told the club's official website. "In the second part of last season, we saw the intelligence of his passing, the fact that he added some steel to his game, which was needed, and I'm confident that he can be one of the great players of 2015-16.

"You can see that people have turned in favour of him recently and he is starting to enjoy his game. He plays in the heart of the game and these kinds of players have an importance and can be efficient in helping us score goals.

"I also want more goals from him because he plays in a position [high up the pitch] and he's a good finisher. He doesn't take enough chances when he's in a position where he can finish. He's conscious of it and he wants to do it now."...

02/8/15

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