Wednesday October 2 2013
Ozil: Beating Napoli was difficult

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has insisted that his new side deserved to beat Napoli yesterday, whilst also commenting on his first goal for the club.

The German midfielder, who joined the Gunners on the last day of the transfer window from Real Madrid, dedicated his opening goal for the team to the Emirates fans.

“We knew beating Napoli was going to be difficult,” he told Arsenal Player. “But I think we deserved to win and perhaps could have scored more.

“It’s a really good feeling to have scored at home. But what matters most is winning.

“I’m happy to have scored – it’s my way of thanking the fans.”

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