Michael Ballack fancies Mesut Ozil to star for Arsenal in Europe

German legend Michael Ballack believes his compatriot Mesut Ozil could emerge as the leading performer for Arsenal in the Europa League, should he remain motivated while playing the competition. The midfielder was only required during the knockout phase of the tournament last time around but under Unai Emery, he has been involved in the matchday squad from the group stage itself.

Speaking to CNN, Ballack hailed the qualities of Ozil and feels the midfielder could star for the Gunners in Europe, provided he has the desire to perform, he said: “It’s also a player who played on the highest level with Germany but also the Champions League. These kinds of players are playing just Europa League? It’s a question of how much they really want to perform there.”
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