February 09, 2011
Mesut winning over Madridista heart
"Ozil is winning our hearts over," commented Jose Mourinho shortly after Real Madrid’s victory against Real Sociedad. With the German midfielder doing practically everything right, there is no questioning the head coach’s theory. Ozil has eight assists on goal in La Liga and three in the Champions League, and he has scored nine goals so far this year.
It may be too early to speak about another record falling by the way side; even during a season that has Real Madrid rewriting almost every chapter of the history books. But Mesut Ozil is already the team’s top assist man of the last two seasons with similar numbers to those put up by Higuain and Marcelo but with even faster assist rate.
What’s more, Ozil has already scored nine goals on the year (five in La Liga, three in the Copa and one in the Champions League) and is the third top scorer in the team in league and Cup action