That record is held by former Arsenal man Cesc Fabregas with 111 key passes. The Hornets' captain has been linked with a £20m move to the Emirates. Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate. Assists quickly followed in league games against Manchester Unted, Watford, Everton, Swansea and Tottenham, with the Gunners rising to join Manchester City at the top of the Premier League, trailing Manuel Pellegrini’s side on goal difference only. With Jese’s Euro 2016 hopes in the balance, a move to Arsenal to lead their attack could suit the 22-year-old down to the ground and cement his place in the Spain squad. The most insightful comments on all subjects will be published daily in dedicated articles. What's important is that he's convincing everyone that he's not just a very talented player, but someone who is ready to work very hard for the team. Mesut Ozil has improved since Mikel Arteta's arrival at Arsenal, but his contribution in terms of goals and assists is still well below the required standard, according to Ray Parlour. 0. The German midfielder has reached 50 assists in just 141 games for Arsenal, beating previous record-holder and Man United legend Eric Cantona. He was full of running, but all too often it was running down a blind alley. There’s just one problem — Kevin De Bruyne. The Swiss midfielder has admitted it is a "childhood dream" to play in the Premier League while the club's president has admitted he may leave in the summer. Challenge a mate in our brand new Fantasy Football head-to-head mode. The most insightful comments on all subjects will be published daily in dedicated articles. * Not all competitions that Mesut Özil has participated in is included in our stats. A tough experience of the challenges of playing in midfield in his first start in the position for nearly a year. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. Will Arsenal make a statement at Man City? Henrikh Mkhitaryan set up Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for Arsenal's second, with Petr Cech saving Troy Deeney's penalty before the former Borussia Dortmund pair combined again for Arsenal's third. Mesut Ozil has been in inspirational form for Arsenal this season. Ozil beat the assists record previously held by Eric Cantona, who made it to 50 in 143 appearances for Leeds and Manchester United during the 1990s. It was no surprise that he struggled with the pacey running of Josh King in behind the Arsenal line. Ozil did not add any more assists to his tally against Watford but it did not matter. He has been excellent for an impressive Watford side, but ruled out leaving Vicarage Road. View stats of Arsenal Midfielder Mesut Özil, including goals scored, assists and appearances, on the official website of the Premier League. City’s considerable lead in the league may mean their focus shifts to the Champions League and De Bruyne’s rate in the league may drop ever so slightly as Pep Guardiola’s troops coast to glory. PSG have apparently given clubs 'the green light' to make a bid for Cavani, 28. Looked a more than adequate alternative to Nacho Monreal in a rare start, though the Spaniard would not expect to lose his place after a good, but not great, display by Gibbs.