- Mesut Ozil could depart Arsenal for the duration of the January transfer window
- His agent will now begin to prospective suitors
- Ozil has not performed for Arsenal given that March 2020
The Mesut Ozil-Arsenal saga looks to be nearing its summary immediately after the midfielder’s agent Dr. Erkut Sogut confirmed that his client’s long term could be made the decision in the upcoming 10 times.
The German World Cup winner is now absolutely free to converse to clubs exterior of England right after moving into the final six months of his agreement and has attracted curiosity from groups in the United States, Turkey and Qatar.
The Gunners are keen to unload Ozil with his $476,000 weekly salary after Mikel Arteta omitted the attacking midfielder from his English Leading League and Europa League lineups for the initial 50 percent of the period.
A latest report proposed that DC United attained out to Ozil about a opportunity transfer to the United States, with an provide to assist encourage his M10 apparel manufacturer.
Fenerbahce was also imagined to be close to landing Ozil this month–with reviews in Turkey suggesting that they experienced achieved a 3-year deal with him.
However, his manager made it distinct that no final decision has been made with regards to Ozil’s potential whilst admitting that there is a possibility he will leave Arsenal right before the finish of January.
“We have been not allowed to talk lawfully in advance of Jan. 1, so now we are just starting up to seem at the options with the figures and facts,” Sogut informed ESPN. “I are unable to converse about the clubs immediately mainly because it would be unprofessional. But frequently, there are 6 months still left on the agreement and it is nothing at all abnormal that we will talk to people about distinctive alternatives and test to discover the greatest option for Mesut.”
“He may possibly keep at Arsenal right up until the summer season, but he may go. Mesut’s priority is to remain. But you never ever know in football. Factors can change incredibly quick. At the moment, we are just checking all the choices for January and the summer,” he ongoing. “If we want to depart in January, I have to have to speak to Arsenal. If we indication for the summertime, we really don’t want to. That’s the condition. In the next 7 to 10 days, it will be a small clearer as now the transfer window is open up, factors can move speedier.”
Ozil has not played for the club considering that March of past year but has been offered hope by Arteta that the situation can improve.
In accordance to ESPN’s report, the Gunners verified that they have still to sit down with Ozil and his agent.