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Ozil: African Legend Was My Favourite Fenerbahce Player

Mesut Ozil has named an African football legend as the Fenerbahce players he "liked the most" when he was younger.

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The German midfielder was officially unveiled by the Turkish giants on Wednesday after ending his seven-year spell at Arsenal.

At his unveiling, Ozil named Nigeria icon Jay-Jay Okocha, who registered 30 goals in 62 Super Lig appearances for Fenerbahce between 1996 and 1998, as the player he enjoyed watching the most when he was younger.

"Among the players who played in Fenerbahce in the past, I liked Jay-Jay Okocha the most," the 2014 FIFA World Cup winner said, as per Goal.

"Now I like Dimitrios Pelkas, with whom we played in the same position. He is a very talented player

"I believe that we will be champions. Fenerbahce always plays for the title.

"There is always pressure on a football player. I always played in big clubs, and there was always pressure.

"Fenerbahce is also a big club and I know there will be pressure here. This is a club I love very much. I will do my best. I hope everything will be fine.

"I can't give a date about when to play, but I want to play as soon as possible."

Scroll through the gallery below to see some images from Ozil's unveiling at Fenerbahce:

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