Mesuit Ozil has extended his contract with Arsenal and he is set to be the highest earner in the team. It was agreed so has to hold him down following Alexis Sanchez’s departure.
It was exclusively revealed in December that the Gunners has made one last effort to get Ozil to sign.
The attempt has been successful with ozil agreeing to sign the contract extension and join the league of the top earners in the English Premiership. Mesut Ozil will boost Arsenal and will be on a weekly wages of £300,000.
Ozil arrives for Arsenal training on Wednesday having agreed a three-and-a-half year deal
It is also reported that Ozil will marry his fiancee Amine Gulse in what will be a busy 2018
The German international midfielder’s deal with the Gunners had been due to expire in the summer, and there seemed to have been little progress with talks in recent months.
It had been thought Ozil would follow Alexis Sanchez out the Emirates Stadium exit door – however he now seems set to stay.
Ozil will stay at Arsenal in order to link up with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who has joined on a club record fee from Borussia Dortmund.
It had been thought Ozil would follow Alexis Sanchez out the Emirates Stadium exit door
However Ozil will stay at Arsenal and link up with new signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Aubameyang finalised a £56m switch from the Bundesliga club on Wednesday, and the ambition shown by Arsenal to bring in a world class striker has convinced Ozil to stay.
The 29-year-old playmaker had been linked with several clubs, including Manchester United, who signed Sanchez in a swap deal for Henrikh Mkhitaryan in January.
It is set to be a pivotal year for Ozil in many respects, with his club future decided, as well as going to the 2018 World Cup with Germany.
It will be a big summer for Ozil personally, with his wedding to fiancee Amine Gulse reportedly to take place after the World Cup in Russia.