The Germany international signed for the Premier League club on transfer deadline day from Real Madrid.
And Ozil has admitted that a conversation with coach Arsene Wenger persuaded him to leave Santiago Bernabeu.
“In some way, that conversation flicked a switch in me and made me realise what I had lost at Madrid - transparency, trust, respect,” he told Die Welt.
“Arsene told me exactly how he saw me, how he wanted to use me, what he expected of me.
“I would have even joined Arsenal for free.”
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