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Ozil reiterates Madrid happiness

October 11, 2012
By Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent
Real Madrid midfielder Mesut Ozil says that Jose Mourinho's confidence in him is more important than criticism directed against him from the Spanish press.

Ozil, 23, has faced a tough time at the beginning of this season, with Luka Modric's arrival at the Bernabeu casting doubt on his future at the club.

But the Germany international insists he doesn't see it that way and is thriving on the competition the former Tottenham playmaker has added to the squad.

"I knew ...

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