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Ozil influenced my game, says Iwobi

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Alex Iwobi has admitted that Arsenal captain Mesut Ozil has helped him develop into a key player for the Gunners this season , reports Completesportsnigeria . com .
Iwobi starred as the Gunners came from a goal down to beat Leicester 3 -1 on Monday night to seal a 10 th consecutive win in all competitions .

The result also moved the Gunners up to third in the English Premier League table .

“ Of course I get the privilege to play with him ( Ozil ) every day , ” the 22 -year -old , who was voted man -of -the – match in the encounter , told Skysports.

“I have been training with him since I was 17 and I have seen what he can do . The quality he has is not just in training but as you can see in the match last ( Monday) night, he is a world -class player and he proved that again Monday night. ”

“He gives me advice in a different way . He jokes around but always tells me I can do more – even during the game he was saying I can do more , he is always one of those guys . ”

“But he is always happy , always telling me and giving me the confidence to express myself so it helps me . ”

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“Mesut will come across as laid back but he is helping everyone in a different way and he helps me a lot . ”

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