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Ozil hails Guendouzi as the most talented youngster, wants Wenger to coach again

Written by: Shivam Tiwari


Mesut Ozil held a Question and Answer session on Twitter with his fans.

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil held a QnA session on Twitter and was replying to all the questions that his fans asked him, making #AskMesut one of the trending hashtags of Wednesday. The midfielder was questioned about a lot of things of which one question asked him the best youngster at Arsenal FC according to him.

The former German international answered the recently acquired 19-year-old Matteo Guendouzi as to be the most talented youngster. The youngster broke into the first team at Arsenal FC instantly after joining the ranks from Lorient FC helping the team in putting an uncharacteristic better defensive show.

He also revealed Cristiano Ronaldo as to be the best player he ever played with and Lionel Messi as the best player he played against. Ozil has played with Ronaldo and against Messi many times during his stint with the current UEFA Champions League holders, Real Madrid.

What amused the fans though was that even after spending more than five years at Emirates, the midfielder still finds Santiago Bernabeu as the best stadium he has ever played in.

Ozil was also questioned about his love for the German national team to which the former Los Blancos replied as the German national team to be the team he has been supporting since childhood and would continue supporting it.

Ozil controversially retired from international football post World Cup, giving accounts of "racism and disrespect because of his Turkish roots". The midfielder, along with Manchester City's Ilkay Gundogan, was pictured with the controversial Turkish president leading to the controversy.


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Finally, Ozil was asked about the influence of Arsenal's longest-serving manager, Arsene Wenger, on his Arsenal and Germany career. The midfielder replied, "He always protected and supported me the best way he could. I'm very thankful he was my coach. Would love to see him as a club manager again."

After putting a leader's show in his side's most recent win in Premier League, Ozil has travelled with the team to face the Europa League opponents Sporting CP. A win against them would see Arsenal go on a winning run of 11 consecutive games.

Published: Thu Oct 25, 2018 06:41 PM IST


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