Mesut Ozil Confident of Arsenal and Demands to Stay
Arsenal and Germany 31-year-old midfielder Mesut Ozil said he wants to stay with the club “through to the last day” of his contract in June 2021. Former Germany international has not played since the Premier League resumed in June, with manager Mikel Arteta citing “pure football reasons”.
But the player has dismissed reports that the club is looking to pay up the last year of his £350,000-a-week deal. Mesut Ozil said: “Things have been difficult but I love Arsenal,” “I’ll decide when I go, not other people.” “I’ll give everything I have for this club,” Ozil added. “Situations like these will never break me, they only make me stronger. I showed in the past that I can come back into the team and I will show it again.”
Mesut Ozil joined Arsenal in 2013 for £ 42.4m move from Real Madrid, After the appointment of Arteta in December, Ozil started all 10 of Arsenal’s Premier League games immediately before the coronavirus pandemic forced a three-month suspension of the Premier League in March, but has not featured in their past 13 matches in all competitions. The manager is currently on the case on Aubermeyeng he is pressing for the attacker to sign a new contract with the club.