After reports emerged on Wednesday that Mesut Ozil would only sign a new deal with Arsenal if he was given Jack Wilshere’s No.10 shirt, supporters took to social media to vent their fury.

Latest reports claimed the 29-year-old would only extend his deal with Arsenal if he could upgrade his No.11 shirt, a move that would boost his branding. Ozil wears the No.10 shirt for Germany, but his club career has seen him wearing a variety of other jerseys.

Fans aren’t too pleased with the news, having endured a year of speculation about Ozil due to his reluctances to sign a new deal, and many couldn’t resist criticising the German international for holding the club to ransom.

Ozil signed for Arsenal in 2013, signing a five-year deal in the process. He’s out of contract with the Gunners in the summer and has yet to put pen to paper.

Fans are fearing the worst due to the club’s struggles in the Premier League in the last 18 months, and with reports suggesting player and club are no closer to agreeing terms, it seems the 29-year-old will be leaving the Emirates Stadium in January or the following summer.

While unknown if the shirt number rumour is genuine, it’s another rod to beat Ozil with. The German midfielder has endured a lot of criticism in recent months for his failure to sign a new deal, and this latest claim will put fans over the edge.

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