Mesut Ozil named Arsenal’s footballer of the year

first_imgEnglish Premier League club Arsenal have named German playmaker Mesut Ozil as their Footballer of the Year.Ozil, 27, scored six goals and made 19 assists this season, in which the Gunners finished in second place, their best finish since 2005. Ozil won the award on Friday.Although he stayed one goal away from the EPL record held by Frenchman Thierry Henry, Ozil created 146 chances this season, more than any other player in the tournament.Ozil joined Arsenal in the summer of 2013 from Real Madrid for 42.5 million pound ($61.6 million).last_img