ARSENAL concern they are going to be caught with Mesut Ozil till the final day of his contract regardless of him being linked with a January transfer.
The out-of-favour midfielder, 32, nonetheless has 25 weeks of his Gunners contract to run, which suggests he is because of acquire £8.75MILLION between now and the tip of June.
Mesut Ozil’s comfortable occasions at Arsenal seem like effectively overCredit score: Getty Photographs – Getty
And the best way his settlement is structured means he may even be due a hefty ‘loyalty bonus’ if he’s nonetheless on the membership when his enormous £350,000-a-week deal expires.
All of which has satisfied the Arsenal hierarchy that Ozil will cling round till he has collected each penny as a result of him.
Stories in Turkey declare Fenerbahce have agreed a three-and-a-half-year contract with the German worth £90,000 a week.
However the Tremendous Lig membership are £275m in debt and have already requested followers to donate in direction of their wage invoice.
The £42.5m signing has additionally been linked with a transfer to affix DC United in time for the brand new MLS season in March.
However Ozil’s agent Dr Erkut Sogut mentioned: “His precedence is to remain at Arsenal however issues can change very quick in soccer and he may go, so we’re checking all of the choices for this month and for the summer time.”
It’s 9 months since Ozil final appeared for the Gunners and he has not even been registered to play within the Premier or Europa Leagues.
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Up till their mini revival over the festive interval, Arsenal had struggled for type.
Some believed that would result in Ozil coming again into the fold when Arteta names his 25-man squads for home competitions and the Europa League on the finish of this month.
Arteta had additionally said that the German wouldn’t be supplied a golden handshake to walkaway from the membership.
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