"He has committed his future to the club in a period where we are in a trick position on that front, in qualifying for the Champions League".
That Henrikh Mkhitaryan (acquired from Manchester United in a swop deal for Alexis Sanchez) had already moved to the Emirates adds to Arsenal's optimism.
Instead, Arsenal opted to bolster their attacking options with the signings of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
"The Premier League is a challenge for every big player today", said the Frenchman, via Sky Sports.
WhoScored believe the Irishman could be rested against Arsenal, as Everton slowly work him back to form.
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The 28-year-old, who spent 12 years with Arsenal, said: "When I came to Everton I said I wanted to be part of something which I felt can move to the next level and pushing more so next season but have a good end to this season".
"I never put a limit on that".
This season only Kevin De Bruyne and Cesc Fabregas have made more chances than Ozil in the Premier League, with the German having created 60 so far.
However, while there was plenty of change in attacking areas for the North London giants, one area that Arsenal failed to strengthen, albeit not due to a lack of effort, was their defence. He started yesterday, but was still not completely well.
'We don't have the financial power of Manchester City.
"On the other side all of our players are Very well paid". The 28-year-old England worldwide has made a good start at his new club, contributing an assist in Everton's 1-1draw against West Bromwich Albion before scoring twice in a 2-1 victory over Leicester City on Wednesday.
The tone was set days before the window opened, when Liverpool announced the £75 million signing of centre-back Virgil van Dijk from Southampton.