Arsenal boss Wenger: Yes, Ozil can be compared with Bergkamp

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is happy to liken Mesut Ozil to Gunners legend Dennis Bergkamp. Ozil will be back in Premier League action today against Stoke City.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is happy to liken Mesut Ozil to Gunners legend Dennis Bergkamp.

Ozil will be back in Premier League action today against Stoke City.

“Yes, he is a similar type,” Wenger said.

“Dennis was maybe more prolific. Dennis was first a striker but he created as well. But Dennis’s evolution through his career was an adaptation to his physical qualities. When he couldn’t score any more he became a great provider.

“I think Özil, at the start, has more a midfielder’s mentality and Dennis, at the start, had more a striker’s mentality. But he [Özil] can score, yes.”

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