The Germany team manager has backed the 24-year-old to take on more responsibility at the Emirates Stadium following his £40 million deadline day move from Real Madrid
The 24-year-old sealed a £40 million deadline day move to the Emirates Stadium from Real Madrid after falling down the Santiago Bernabeu pecking order.
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"I'm happy for Mesut that he has found a great club, even when Arsenal might be not as shiny as Real is. He will develop there and take more responsibilities," he said at a press conference.
"It's an important step for him, especially in a World Cup year. In today's football world, everything moves fast. When a new coach arrives, a lot of things change.
"This is no drama, it's usual business. If such a club as Arsenal and such a coach as Arsene Wenger want you, no matter what, it gives you a confidence boost."
Ozil is set to make his debut for Arsenal against Sunderland following an international break which should see him feature against Austria and Faroe Islands.