Date: 17th November 2016 at 1:24pm
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Mesut Ozil has called on his Arsenal colleagues to put in a repeat Chelsea performance when we face Manchester United this weekend.

Heading to Old Trafford this weekend to take on Jose Mourinho’s side, Arsenal are of course looking to make up for the three two loss at their ground last season in February, and for Ozil, as he spoke to the Official Site, he explained that putting in a performance similar to the one that saw us take a three nil victory over Chelsea in September would give us the best chance of coming away with the result we wanted.

‘We need to win every game, get as many points as possible and also be successful against the big teams, like we were against Chelsea.’

Ozil went on to say.

‘We have the quality to beat any team and that`s what we want to show this season. You can see that the big clubs at the top have quality, and that we have to win every game because of how tight it is at the top. Our goal has to be to look at ourselves. If we win the games, we`ll be at the top at the end.’

Youngster Alex Iwobi was also speaking to the official site ahead of the game, and having enjoyed his rise from the Under 21’s into the first team – and having taken in 14 appearances so far this campaign, he’s obviously relishing the chance to get back out on the pitch against Manchester United this weekend to continue his own fairytale season.

‘Honestly I didn’t expect to be where I am today. I thought a long time ago that I’d be on loan and probably get experience there before having experience in the first team, but the fact that the boss trusted me to jump into the first team as quick as I did, I’m just grateful for it. The same way I was able to break into it is the same way that I take the chance now. I play like it’s almost like my last game, I treat it like it’s my last moment here, so I do my best and I always put 100 per cent into whatever I do.’

He ended by saying that all he can do now is to continue to impress and earn his chances as they come, but inevitably he knows he’ll have a bad performance or two along the way, but that’s part of the learning curve.

‘If you don’t do as well as you think you could’ve done, there’s other players, other international, great players, that can just step in. So you just have to take the chance all the time and do your best when the time comes. The big thing is you need to stay fit and always need to give it your all. I mean, you’ve got to have the right attitude, you’ve got to be mentally prepared for whatever happens. Not everything is going to be smooth sailing for you so you’ve got to be prepared for all conditions.’

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