Photo: Mesut Ozil all smiles ahead of Olympiacos v Arsenal

Mesut Ozil is all smiles ahead of Arsenal's Champions League test against Olympiacos

AFC #yagunnersya #ozil

A photo posted by Mesut Özil (@m10_official) on

Mesut Ozil looked in good spirits as he and his Arsenal team-mates prepared for their Champions League showdown on Wednesday night.

The playmaker and his Gunners team-mates are gearing up for their crunch Champions League clash with Olympiacos in Athens as they look to secure a victory by at least two goals to book their place in the last 16 of Europe’s elite club competition.

And Ozil looked in good spirits as he posted the picture above of himself smiling while driving on his personal Instagram account on Tuesday afternoon and wrote: “AFC #yagunnersya #ozil”

Ozil has been one of the Premier League’s standout performers so far this season and notched up his 12th top-flight assist of the campaign during the 3-1 win over Sunderland at Emirates Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

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The 27-year-old, who was voted Arsenal’s player of the month for November, has scored four goals and made 12 assists in all competitions for the Gunners so far this season.

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