Mesut Ozil is a Gunner. If you're not aware of that by now, then I hope that rock you've been living under is mighty cosy.
The German's signing is not merely significant because it takes the club in an entirely different financial direction and effectively ushers it into the modern transfer era. Ozil is the sort of player who can transform a football team by himself.
Perhaps he is even good enough to hoist Arsenal into the top two teams in the Premier League—a position they have not been in at the end of the season since 2005.
Here are five reasons why.