The 28 year old German international understood that his form with the Arsenal side has dipped as a whole.
The Gunner star Mesut Ozil said that he needs the position to be dangerous and also said that he will not chase the ball whole time.
The 28-year-old German playmaker is one of the best creative midfielders in the football domain and there is no question on his creative things and his merit.
But often he was criticized because of his work rate.
The Gunners superstar admits as much with his performance made when on the ball rather than glancing to win it back.
In an interview, Ozil said: “I’m not the type of player to chase after the ball the whole time, everyone knows that.
“My potential lies far more on the offensive side.
“I’m supposed to be dangerous, create chances, score goals. When I don’t get the ball, that’s difficult.”
This season the Gunners are has the positive opening but right now they have hit a serious slump and they are struggling to secure their place at the top four of the table.
The German superstar Ozil also said that his form over the recent weeks also dipped and Mirror Arsenal side as a collective.
Ozil added: “I started strongly but – like the team in general – have not kept up my performance.
“When it isn’t going well overall it is twice as hard for a creative player. Take the games against Bayern, for instance.”
Till mid-December, the German playmaker netted nine goals for the Arsenal side but after that, he fails to score any goals for them and there is some speculation is going on regarding his future, as his contract with the Gunners side will expire in 2018.