Arsenal attacking midfielder Mesut Ozil reveals why he enjoys playing alongside Alexis Sanchez and Santi Cazorla.
Arsene Wenger's side sit in third position in the Premier League table with Ozil, Sanchez and Cazorla being an integral part of the Gunners’ fine displays this season [creating opportunities and scoring beautiful goals].
However, the Germany international explained why he has a strong understanding with the Arsenal duo and reckons the quality they bring to the side helps him perform on the pitch.
“[Santi and Alexis] are the type of players that, like myself, think before things happen on the pitch,” the former Real Madrid midfielder told Arsenal Player, as Arsenal.com reported.
“Especially with Santi, you can see that he’s playing such an outstanding season for the team and he’s so important for us.
“When you look at the whole squad, it doesn’t matter if the manager rotates slightly because we can compete as a team, no matter who is playing. That’s a big plus for us and that’s why we’re near the top of the league.
“[My partnership with Alexis is] progressing really well, and you can see that in our matches. He’s really important for the team and that shows with the goals - he’s scored a lot of goals this season.
“You can see it in training too - I look for him when I have the ball because he makes those runs. For that reason, we’re happy to have a player like that in our ranks.”