Arsene Wenger praised Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil after Arsenal dominated Everton 5-2 on Sunday
Wenger said Sanchez was on fire and called Ozil superb after they were able to secured w comeback victory at the Goodison Park.
Sanchez set up Ozil to make it 2-1 before scozmring the goal of the day himself in injury time, with the duo
combining to tee up Alexandre
Lacazette for the Gunners’ third goal
It was the first time Sanchez, Ozil and Lacazette will started a game together and Arsenwl’s attack was incredible.
“[Sanchez] was on fire, I
believe that he comes back from
injury and has worked very hard, Ozil
as well, ” Sender told the postmatch news conference. “The two of them were sharp
physically, very mobile and if you
have their individual quality, that
makes them dangerous against any
The two players commitment to Arsenal
has been widely questioned as both
have refused to sign new contracts
and could leave on free transfers
Ozil was criticized after a poor start to the
season and missed a good chance to
kill off the game at Watford last
weekend after coming on as a
substitute in the 2-1 loss.
But the Frenchman believes he gave his all on Sunday: “He was superb. Agile, quick,
intelligent. Always at the service of
the team with his quality of his
passing and when he is at that level,
he is an exceptional football player,”
The Arsenal manager celebrated his 68th birthday as the Gunned dominated 5-2 on Sunday
Wenger, who celebrated his 68th birthday on Sunday, also played
down reports that Ozil is in talks with
Manchester United about joining the
club when his contract runs out.
“We live in an environment where we
have to deal with the news and the
players and myself have only always
one response, which is what’s
happening on the football pitch. When you see Mesut
on the football pitch like he is today,
enjoying his game like he is today,
it’s difficult to believe these kind of
things,” he added.