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Ex-Arsenal man Mesut Ozil wins praise for his WORK-RATE for Fenerbahce after he makes first start

Mesut Ozil surprisingly wins plaudits for his WORK RATE at Fenerbahce after ex-Arsenal outcast helped his new club to win over Fatih Karagumruk in his first start in almost 12 months

  • Mesut Ozil made his first start since last March in Fenerbahce’s win on Saturday
  • The midfielder was praised for his work-rate in the win over Fatih Karagumruk
  • It was Ozil’s first start for the club after making two substitute appearances 

Mesut Ozil was praised for his work-rate after he impressed on his first start for Fenerbahce in their 2-1 win over Fatih Karagumruk.

Having previously made two substitute appearances, Ozil played 81 minutes on Saturday, his first start since he played for Arsenal against West Ham in March last year.

Despite the long period of inactivity, the midfielder was commended for his effort by Turkish pundits after the match.

Mesut Ozil was praised for his work-rate as he made his first start for new club Fenerbahce

The 32-year-old had not started a match since playing against West Ham for Arsenal last March

The 32-year-old had not started a match since playing against West Ham for Arsenal last March

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