Arsenal winger Henrikh Mkhitaryan has claimed that teammate Mesut Ozil is the best number 10 in the world.

Mkhitaryan has lauded Ozil’s qualities on the pitch and branded him as one of the greatest players in the world, as well as the top player in his position.

Despite this heavy praise, Mkhitaryan has more assists that Ozil in the Premier League this season.

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For Arsenal and Manchester United combined, the Armenian has eight assists in 13 starts, compared to Ozil’s seven in 20.

Last season, however, Ozil registered 15 goals and 15 assists for club and country, having managed an impressive 23 assists the season before last.

Speaking to Sky Sports, Mkhitaryan said this:

Everyone knows that Mesut is one of the best players in the world.

It’s only happiness and joy to play next to him because he understands very well the football game, he has great vision, he has amazing technique and he’s the best in his position.

In the 2015/16 season for Borussia Dortmund, Mkhitaryan hit 21 goals and 26 assists for club and country, proving that he is up there with the likes of Ozil in terms of playmakers.