Can Mesut Ozil push Arsenal into the title race? - originally posted on Soccerlens.comA lot is expected from Arsenal’s new signing Mesut Ozil, who joined the North London club on the transfer deadline day from Real Madrid.
With every new signing, there is always some expectations to go with it. But, Ozil’s case is bit different. He is not just another summer signing. It is something more than that.
The 24-year-old is the first and the only big signing of the summer for Arsenal. The Gunners have endured nothing but frustrations throughout the summer and this signing brings a new lease of life at the club. Plus, the club has shown great ambition in securing his signature.
Arsene Wenger promised everyone that he will splash the money, if the player is right for him. Out of everybody’s amazement, the Gunners dished out £42.5 million for his services. It was not only their record transfer fee, but the money paid by them was more than what both the Manchester clubs have ever paid to land...