Mesut Ozil eyes title tilt in first Arsenal season

Ozil, 24, was officially presented to the media as an Arsenal player on Thursday and could make his debut at Sunderland on Saturday.

updated: September 12, 2013 19:48 IST
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London: Record Arsenal signing Mesut Ozil said on Thursday that he believes the club can challenge for the English Premier League title this season.

Ozil arrived from Real Madrid for a reported fee of £42.4 million ($66 million, 50 million euros) on transfer deadline day in a deal that shattered the Gunners' transfer record.

Arsene Wenger's side have not won the league title since 2004 and last finished in the top two in 2005 but when asked if Arsenal could finish top next May, Ozil replied: "Of course.

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