Mesut Ozil drops main trace over Fenerbahce transfer
Mesut Ozil has revealed he has no plans to hold up his boots any time quickly – expressing a need to play in Turkey and the USA after he leaves Arsenal. He additionally highlighted Fenerbahce as his ‘solely’ selection within the former.
Ozil has been frozen out of the image on the Emirates and is but to be named in a matchday squad this season. He hasn’t been registered in Mikel Arteta’s squads for the Premier League or the Europa League, and it’s quick starting to look his solely probability of taking part in soccer this season is to seal a transfer away this month.
Fenerbahce and MLS facet DC United have been the 2 golf equipment most closely linked, and whereas stories have conflicted over who’s within the driving seat, 90min understands that he has already agreed on a deal to hitch the Turkish facet on mortgage in January, forward of a everlasting deal in the summertime.
That definitely feeds right into a telling replace he shared in a Twitter Q&A on Monday night.
Ozil isn’t one to draw back from social media controversy, and admitted he has massive plans to play in each MLS and Turkey earlier than he hangs up his boots. He even named Fenerbahce because the ‘solely’ staff he may play for within the Tremendous Lig.
“I undoubtedly will,” he stated, when requested if he would proceed to play soccer after leaving Arsenal. “There are two international locations I wish to play soccer in earlier than I retire: Turkey and USA. If I went to Turkey, I may solely go to Fenerbahce.”
In an earlier tweet, Ozil additionally defined his childhood love of Fener, likening the membership to Actual Madrid.
He wrote: “I grew up as a Fenerbahce fan as a child in Germany – each German-Turkish particular person helps a Turkish staff once they develop up in Germany. And mine was Fenerbahce. Fenerbahce is like Actual Madrid in Spain. The most important membership within the nation.”
90min understands that Ozil may spend the rest of the season on mortgage with Fener, with the Gunners paying the whole lot of his £350,000 per week wage till his contract in London expires in the summertime. After that, he may be a part of the Turkish facet on a everlasting foundation.
It is understood he has already agreed on a pre-contract to that finish, which could clarify the direct nature of his tweet.
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