The Germany international has come in for criticism since arriving at the Emirates Stadium due to his inconsistent performances.
Ozil has impressed in recent weeks, though, and the 26-year-old sees no reason why he cannot be crowned world player of the year in the not too distant future.
He told Sport Bild: "If I continue to develop well and stay healthy, I would like, in the next few years, to hold the Ballon d’Or in my hands, I am convinced that it can happen.
"I'm feeling very positive. I'm a world champion and I play at a top club in the Premier League.
"There is much more of a physical test here than there is in Spain or in the Bundesliga - I constantly have bruises, but that makes me harder. I feel physically better than ever."
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