Wenger backs Ozil to help Wilshere

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes club-record £43million signing Mesut Ozil can help England midfielder Jack Wilshere thrive in a deeper role at the heart of the Gunners side.

In midfield, Jack Wilshere is more comfortable in deeper positions and Ozil more in a higher position, that is why I don't think they conflict.

I didn't always think that, but looking at Jack over the years now, he likes to come deep to take the ball and make a difference, and then give and go again.

Ozil, though, is more behind the striker, higher up on the field.

– Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

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