Pires, 39, reckons Ozil, 24, can help the north London outfit stay the distance in the race for the top-flight crown.
The Frenchman said: "It's now possible for Arsenal to win as the young players have grown up and have more experience.
"They also have a good mix for Wenger. If you put Ozil in the middle, I think it's a very good mix for Arsenal.
"He has the experience. I think the football will be simpler there now.
"Seriously, I think Arsenal have got the potential to win the Premier League.
"But the Champions League, I don't know."
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