Ozil Starts Contract Renewal Negotiations at Arsenal
German playmaker Mesut Ozil is negotiating a contract extension with Arsenal. This was revealed by Ozil’s agent, Erkut Sogut Agen88sbo.com.
Ozil’s contract at Arsenal will run out this season. Some clubs like Inter Milan and Besiktas are interested in him.
“Ozil is happy to hear Besiktas is interested in him, but no proposal has reached us, even if it does happen, he still wants to play in the Premier League for at least two or three more years,” Sogut told Fanatik.
“Our communication with Arsenal continues and we are moving in a positive direction,” Sogut added.
Besides Besiktas and Inter, Manchester United are also reportedly drawn to Ozil. If docked to Old Trafford, Ozil will reunite with his former coach at Real Madrid, Jose Mourinho.
Ozil himself has defended Arsenal in five Premier League matches this season. However, the appearance of 28-year-old players less okay. He has not contributed any goals or assists.
Ozil has been defending Arsenal since 2013. He has appeared in 166 games and scored 32 goals. Ozil also donated three FA Cups and one Community Shield.
Arsenal are now ranked seventh in the Premier League standings. Of the seven games traversed, Meriam London collected 13 points. Ozil and his friends are six points behind the Manchester duo on the throne.
In the next game, Arsenal will travel to Watford, 14 October. Victory so the price is dead for the Gunners to boost their position in the standings.