The Argentine coach was full of praise for the former Real Madrid playmaker, who he believes completely dictates the Gunners play.
After missing the 4-1 win over West Ham due to illness, the German World Cup winner is expected to line-up against Simeone and co. as Arsenal look to take control of the two-legged tie at home.
And the Atletico boss warned his side to not let the Arsenal man dictate the pace of the game.
Ozil has incredible vision, he said.
He manages the speed of transitions at Arsenal – if he wants his team to play quickly he will.
Its up to us to make it the kind of game we want to have – and be brave.
Arsenal are hoping to win the Europa League to give Arsene Wenger the perfect send-off and to book their spot in Europes premier competition next season, however, Atletico have been Champions League finalists in two of the past four seasons and represent a major threat to their hopes.
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