All summer long frustrated and bewildered Arsenal fans were furious with their club's inactivity until a frantic deadline day produced the acquisition of Mesut Ozil.
A signing many were very surprised was pulled off, with Real Madrid reluctantly willing to sell one of their star players and the £42.5million pound price tag, Arsenal splashed out on the creative midfielder.
The signing was a major coup for Arsenal and really did add class to an already excellent midfield, which has very much boosted the chances of breaking the long trophy drought that has haunted them for the past eight years.
To break their transfer budget for a player who is so well known around the world, with proven quality at his peak, has made the top teams in the Premier league stand up and watch.
A proven playmaker with a pedigree of being one of the best passers in the world had been the key for Real Madrid for the past three seasons, and many at Madrid were very confused and angered by the selling of Ozil.
With over 60 assists in the past three seasons for Madrid, while creating the most assists last season also, it has been a major factor in Arsenal's big money move for the ex-Madrid man.
With proven quality at international level also with 48 caps and 12 goals for Germany, he will definitely be a potent force for the Gunners.
With Oliver Giroud's decent start to the season, the addition of Ozil will only give the Frenchmen more opportunity to improve his good goalscoring form for the rest of the season.
This was proven with Ozil's impressive debut at Sunderland as he exquisitely set up Giroud to get the opener in a 3-1 win for the Arsenal.
This is only the start of surely many more assists made for his new team, as he looks to really get Arsenal back to the exemplary status they have been used to in previous seasons.
Exciting times for the Arsenal at last, watch this space...
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