Arsenal fans were lauding Mesut Ozil after statistics emerged following the 2-0 win over Manchester United.
The German was said to have covered more ground, 11.53km, than any of his teammates as he continued his revival under Mikel Arteta (via Give Me Sport).
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However, the eye-opening stats don’t end there as the 31-year-old was also said to have regained possession (10) more times than any player on the pitch.
His performance against the Red Devils proved to be the best out of the three games he has played under the Spanish coach as he earned praise from Rio Ferdinand.
The former England captain claimed that it was the first time he had seen the former Germany international smile in 18 months (BT Sport via Daily Mail).
Fans were full of praise for the attacker as they took to Twitter to react to the statistics from the game against United.
Here is a selection of tweets from the Emirates Stadium faithful with the playmaker earning praise from one very special fan.
Bossed it man 👍🏻👏🏻
— Cesc Fàbregas Soler (@cesc4official) January 1, 2020
Few things touch my soul like watching a saucy Mesut Ozil
— lucie litt (@SitheMbuli) January 2, 2020
— Not a football account (@1886_blog) January 1, 2020
— ∞ (@TheFalseNein) January 1, 2020
Superb Mesut ❤
— LTArsenal™ (@ltarsenal) January 1, 2020
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Ozil coming for De Bruyne’s neck…
— S (@Snur95) January 1, 2020
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