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Mesut Ozil was upset after failing to score against Leicester City

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Arsene Wenger has revealed that Mesut Ozil was “really upset” after he failed to score in Arsenal’s 5-2 win over Leicester City on Saturday.

Wenger himself admitted it was a little frustrating that Ozil couldn’t score his first Premier League goal of the season, but praised the Germany international for his assist for Alexis Sanchez’s second goal.

Arsenal produced some scintillating football at the King Power Stadium, but Ozil wasn’t satisfied with his own performance after failing to join Theo Walcott, Olivier Giroud and hat-trick hero Sanchez on the scoresheet.

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“It was classy and the little frustration I have today is that he could not score a goal or the chance he had,” Wenger said of Ozil in his post-match press conference, according to Arsenal’s official website.

“He is really upset because he know he needs a goal as well but the ball he gave to Alexis was fantastic.”

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Ozil has flattered to deceive at Arsenal

Ozil has played in all but one of Arsenal’s league matches this season and has managed to provide three assists so far - an average return for a player of his quality.

The former Real Madrid star, who Arsenal signed for £42.5 million in the summer of 2013, has not been decisive enough - particularly in the big fixtures - since arriving at the Emirates Stadium.

Ozil was widely regarded as one of the best number tens in world football during his time at the Bernabeu, but his reputation has taken a few hefty blows since joining the Gunners.

However, it’s patently clear that Ozil’s quality has not deserted him and he remains one of the most technically-gifted footballers in England’s top domestic league.

He just needs to assert himself more during matches and reproduce the same eye-catching performances that turned him into a global star in the first place.

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