What a season it’s been for Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil.
The 27-year-old has been in majestic form since the start of the season and is firmly on course to break the record for number of Premier League assists registered in a single season.
He’s the current favourite to win the PFA’s Premier League Player of the Year award and on Thursday he was named Germany’s Player of the Year for 2015 - per the Daily Mail - the fourth time he has won the individual accolade.
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After two difficult seasons with Arsenal, it’s great to see Ozil producing world-class performances once again - the type of displays that made him a household name, during his spells with Werder Bremen and Real Madrid, in the first place.
Ozil may not have scored or provided an assist in the 3-3 draw with Liverpool but he still produced several moments of real quality, including a masterful touch towards the end of the match.
Video: Mesut Ozil's glorious first touch
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The snow was coming down from the sky but Ozil produced a masterful cushioned touch with his magic wand of a left foot.
The touch was so good, in fact, that you can actually here an “awww” from the crowd.
Ozil: The world's best playmaker?
On this type of form, it could be argued that Ozil has re-established his status as the world’s best playmaker.
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