Mesut Ozil scores precise strike off of post for Arsenal

Arsenal thrashed Fulham 5-1 in their last league game

Arsenal thrashed Fulham 5-1 in their last Premier League game to continue their winning sequence

But regardless of your position on Ozil, the German's performance in Arsenal's 3-1 win over Leicester City on Monday night was sparkling.

After seven straight wins in the Premier League, Arsenal are being mentioned as possible title challengers.

"For Mesut, it was a very good performance, and a very good victory together".

"We are also looking at the teams in front us like Liverpool, Manchester City and Chelsea".

'We want the balance - the balance to score a lot and also not to concede a lot of goals, ' he said.

Arsenal move on to Europa League action on Thursday, facing Sporting CP in the Europa League, with Emery upbeat Arsenal's defensive injuries could clear up in time.

"When you improve your demands are very high".

"We have to demand for us every match each player with this commitment and this behaviour can help us together on the pitch".

Leicester boss Claude Puel was furious his side didn´t get a penalty for a first half handball by Rob Holding. "But we have a lot of players in the team capable of doing it".

The visitors were unable to hold out until the interval as Arsenal's head of steam saw them draw level courtesy of Ozil, who steered Bellerin's low cross past Schmeichel with aplomb in the last minute of the half.

Suddenly, Arsenal were driving forward with objective and they drew level on the stroke of half-time.

Although clearly delighted with his side's application, Emery heaped special praise on playmaker Mesut Ozil and challenged the retired Germany global to produce similar performances every week.

But Emery sent on Aubameyang for Lichtsteiner after 61 minutes and it the match-winning switch paid instant dividends two minutes later.

As for Ozil, a superb display like this could well kickstart his career after a hard few months. Aubameyang scored his second and Arsenal's third goal just 3 minutes later in the 66th minute of the game.

Jenkinson hasn't featured for the Arsenal first team since playing in the League Cup quarter-final defeat to Southampton in November 2016 and has been restricted to turning out for the reserves following an unsuccessful loan spell at Birmingham last season.

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