Mesut Ozil reacts to Arsenal ending two-month wait for a win and praises Freddie Ljungberg

first_imgLjungberg picked up his first win in charge of Arsenal since taking over (Picture: Getty)On goalscorers Martinelli and Pepe, he added: ‘We are happy for them.‘We know they have the quality they showed today and we are happy they scored important goals for us. We will continue fighting hard to reach our goal for the season.’More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City Advertisement Mesut Ozil reacts to Arsenal ending two-month wait for a win and praises Freddie Ljungberg The Gunners finally got back to winning ways on Monday night (Picture: Getty)Mesut Ozil admits Arsenal still have plenty of hard work ahead of them despite ending their long wait for a Premier League win, while he has praised the impact of interim boss Freddie Ljungberg.The Gunners appeared to be heading for another miserable night against West Ham on Monday but rallied in nine frantic second-half minutes as Gabriel Martinelli, Nicolas Pepe and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang all netted.Arsenal had been on their longest run without a league win since 1977 – having last recorded a victory against Bournemouth at the start of October. Commentcenter_img Arsenal turned up the heat in the second half to claim three huge points (Picture: Getty)But their comeback at the London Stadium brought an end to that poor form and pushed them back up into the top-half of the table, though Ozil acknowledges that this is just the first step of many.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTHe tweeted: ‘Finally a reason to smile again… a little bit! That winning feeling is back. How I’ve missed you!‘But of course we all know that there’s still a lot of work in front of us.’Ozil had been frozen out by axed manager Unai Emery but has started all three of Ljungberg’s games in charge and believes the Swede’s promotion has been a welcome change.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘He was a football player and he understands us as players. He has already shown his quality as a coach and we are thankful we have him,’ Ozil told Sky Sports.‘Today was a successful day for him and us. It is always hard for the club to change the coach. Freddie is a young coach and he is always there for us, which is what we need.’ Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 10 Dec 2019 7:38 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link166Shareslast_img

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