The Ozil Zone


January 02, 2016
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Arsenal l playmaker Mesut Ozil has 16 assists so far this season, and is only four off the Premier League record held by Thierry Henry. Ozil must like his chances of getting even closer today when his table-topping side hosts Newcastle at Emirates Stadium.

Henry, one of Arsenal's greatest players, set the record in the 2002-03 season and believes it will get broken by Ozil.

"The guy is just amazing," Henry said. "Finally we're starting to see what type of player he can be. It's his vision, he always puts the ball where you need it. He sees everything, and when you play with a player like that, anything can happen at any time."

Arsenal is ahead of Leicester on goal difference, with Man City three points back in third place.

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