Unai Emery, has rained praises on Mesut Ozil following his improved performance and contribution in their 3-0 victory over BATE Borisov on Thursday night.
According to the Gunners boss, Ozil was “important and positive”, as his side overturned a 1-0 first-leg defeat to 3-0 which gave them hope of making a draw in the last 16.
Speaking after the game,Emery told BT Sport, Ozil performed well.
”Today he showed what he wants.
”If he is available, like the last two weeks, we are going to play a lot of matches and maybe sometimes we need him in the starting XI and sometimes on the bench because we have a lot of players to also help us.
”His spirit like today is good and his quality and capacity and combination with some players is good.
”I think we need every player and today playing Mesut was important and positive,”
Expressing his joy,Ozil also took to his Twitter account to say ”Such a good feeling to be back on the pitch again. Great performance from the whole team overall.”