Tag: Mesut Özil

Mesut Özil is one of Arsenal’s four captains. The German midfielder arrived at Arsenal in 2013 from Real Madrid for £42.5m and earns around £350,000-per-week or £18,200,000-per-year. Özil wears the number 10 shirt for Arsenal. The World Cup winner was born on October 15, 1988. He is married to Amine Gülşe.

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 29: Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke on the sidelines before playing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on September 29, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John McCoy/Getty Images)

Stan Kroenke’s wealth drops $1.4bn as Arsenal chase a Woodman

Let's take a look at the Arsenal news and gossip from around the internet that didn't really seem to warrant articles all of their own.
Mikel Arteta-Vinai-Edu People responsible for Arsenal's transfer window

6.5/10: Was Arsenal’s transfer window really that good?

With the 2020-21 winter transfer window coming to an end, let's see how well Arsenal have managed to go about their business over the past month, and whether they can be happy with their work as a whole.
German midfielder Mesut Ozil gives a press conference after he signed his new three-and-a-half year contract with Turkish football club Fenerbahce at the Divan Faruk ilgaz facilities on January 27,2021 in Istanbul. (Photo by Ozan KOSE / AFP)

Mesut Ozil: I will never play for Germany again

Mesut Ozil has said he will never play for Germany again as he looks forward to his new life in Turkey.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 15: Emile Smith Rowe of Arsenal comes on for Mesut Ozil of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on December 15, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Emile Smith Rowe shirt number set to change this summer

Emile Smith Rowe's shirt number looks set to change to the vacant number 10 shirt for the start of the new season.
SAN SEBASTIAN, SPAIN - JULY 02: Martin Odegaard of Real Sociedad looks on during the Liga match between Real Sociedad and RCD Espanyol at Reale Arena on July 02, 2020 in San Sebastian, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

What Arsenal fans can expect from Martin Odegaard

What can Arsenal expect from the Norwegian prodigy Martin Ødegaard and why did he choose the Gunners over Real Sociedad or Ajax?

Mesut Özil to Fenerbahce was a transfer – not a free agent move

Mesut Özil reportedly technically joined Fenerbahce on a permanent transfer, not as a free agent after a contract termination.
Mesut Ozil medical via Fenerbahce

Mesut Ozil medical and 1st training session photos

Mesut Ozil has already begun training with his new teammates as he gets ready for life in Turkey
COMMERCE CITY, CO - JULY 15: Mesut Oezil #10 of Arsenal jokes with teammates while warming up against the Colorado Rapids at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on July 15, 2019 in Commerce City, Colorado. (Photo by Timothy Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

Why some love and others hate mesut Ozil

Mesut Ozil divides opinion amongst fans and pundits alike, but why?
Arsene Wenger (R), manager of Arsenal FC and Mikel Arteta address the media during a press conference ahead of their UEFA Champions League round of sixteen second leg match against FC Bayern Muenchen at Allianz Arena on March 10, 2014 in Munich, Germany.

13 Arsene Wenger-era players remain at Arsenal

It has been quite the clearout and with Arsenal set to let Mesut Ozil leave for nothing, just who is left from Arsene Wenger's time at the club?
Ozil with Fenerbahce scarf via Msut Ozil Twitter

Why Meust Ozil will wear no. 67 at Fenerbahce

Mesut Ozil completed his move to Fenerbahce and will take the number 67 shirt and, if you're anything like me, you're probably going 'huh'?
Ozil with Fenerbahce scarf via Msut Ozil Twitter

Mesut Ozil will take 80% paycut

Mesut Ozil will reportedly take an 80% paycut when he signs for Fenerbahce according to reports.
Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil (L) and Arsenal's French midfielder Matteo Guendouzi (R) reacts as they wait to restart after Leicester City score the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Arsenal at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on November 9, 2019. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

What Arsene Wenger really thought about Mesut Ozil’s wages

Mesut Ozil is almost out Arsenal’s door and yet he’s still being blamed for what’s gone wrong at the club but there are many falsehoods doing the rounds.

Jack Wilshere on Mesut Ozil: It’s not nice

Jack Wilshere has expressed sympathy for the situation Mesut Ozil found himself in at Arsenal, comparing the German's plight to his own at West Ham.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 18: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal (R) celebrates with teammates (L-R) Kieran Tierney, Alexandre Lacazette, Emile Smith Rowe and Bukayo Saka after scoring their team's first goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium on January 18, 2021 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around England remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Goodbye Mesut, Hello Emile!

A full house as Matthew, Anita, Stephen and special guest, Lana, bask in the warm glow of the second half performance against Newcastle.
Ozil with Fenerbahce scarf via Msut Ozil Twitter

Mikel Arteta admits what he thinks of Mesut Özil

Mikel Arteta has praised Mesut Özil's quality and 'big history' with Arsenal, as the 32-year-old prepares to leave for Fenerbahce.
Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil (L) celebrates with Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette after scoring their first goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 22, 2018. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / IKIMAGES / AFP)

Alexandre Lacazette makes Mesut Ozil shirt joke

Alexandre Lacazette has posted the infamous double Spiderman meme, joking that both he and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang want Mesut Ozil's number 10 shirt.
Arsene Wenger, Mesut Ozil

Mesut Ozil’s exit signals end of era

Mesut Ozil arrived at Arsenal, heralding a new era, but has he turned out to be the last remnants of the old one?

Arsenal and Özil reach agreement: Signing on Monday

Arsenal finally have an agreement with Mesut Özil to leave the club, reaching a compromise as he prepares to join Fenerbahce.
Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil arrives at Arsenal's Colney training centre north of London on May 20, 2020 as training continues for Premier League clubs with a June re-start the intention during the COVID-19 pandemic. - Teams have started socially-distanced training in small groups this week, but several Premier League stars have expressed concerns about plans to resume the season. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)

Journalist claims Mesut Özil sticking point emerges again

Contrary to reports in recent days, Christian Falk claims Mesut Özil will not give up his salary to move to Fenerbahce in the January window.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - MAY 22: of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on May 22, 2020 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Mesut Özil willing to make this compromise in Arsenal exit talks

Mesut Özil is in ongoing talks with Arsenal to agree a deal to terminate his contract and willing to forgo a proportion of the money he is owed.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - JULY 14: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on July 14, 2020 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

We are closer: Club president on move for Arsenal star

Fenerbahce president Ali Koc says Mesut Özil's transfer is closer than ever, but still might not happen if he can't resolve issues with Arsenal.

Mesut Özil’s brother drops major transfer hint

Mesut Özil's brother dropped a major hint about the Arsenal 32-year-old's future in the early hours of Sunday morning on social media.
Miki and Mesut...Does this look like an unhappy relationship to you?

Mesut Ozil company does not announce his move to Fenerbahce

Mesut Ozil seemingly announced a move to Fenerbahce using his One Unity account but it seems as if he just hasn't updated their handle and a troll got his hands on the old account.

Arsenal star in negotiations to terminate his contract

Mesut Özil is now in negotiations with Arsenal to terminate his contract early, allowing him to join a new club in the January window.
Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil warms up for the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 15, 2019.

David Ornstein (& others) update on Arsenal exits inc Mesut Ozil

Mesut Özil appears to be closing in on a January transfer to Fenerbahce, though there are still details to iron out first.
BARCELONA, SPAIN - AUGUST 04: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal looks on during the Joan Gamper trophy friendly match between FC Barcelona and Arsenal at Nou Camp on August 04, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

39 Steps, Mesut Ozil and DC United

Mesut Ozil has reportedly received a 'serious' offer from DC United as the Washington side continue their efforts to sign the German who was in talks over an artisan coffee shop at their home stadium.
Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil arrives at Arsenal's Colney training centre north of London on May 20, 2020 as training continues for Premier League clubs with a June re-start the intention during the COVID-19 pandemic. - Teams have started socially-distanced training in small groups this week, but several Premier League stars have expressed concerns about plans to resume the season. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)

Arsenal star has agreement to leave Arsenal this month

Mesut Özil has an agreement in principle to leave Arsenal for Fenerbahce this month on a three-and-a-half-year deal, according to reports.
Arsenal's Kieran Tierney warms up prior to the Premier League match at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich. Copyright: Michael Regan

Episode 270: Arsenal rising as Big Sam is Grand Slammed

Matthew and Paul enjoy the forgotten feeling of 3 Arsenal wins in a row and positive goal difference, while celebrating the return of beautiful football.
Will we ever get to see Mesut wear this on the pitch?

Arsenal make subsidised offer to Juventus for outcast transfer

Juventus have been offered the chance to sign Mesut Özil in January with Arsenal subsidising his wages, according to a report.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Unai Emery (L) watches as Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil leaves the pitch after being substituted off for Arsenal's French midfielder Matteo Guendouzi during the English League Cup fourth round football match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on October 30, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo by PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Exiled duo Guendouzi & Özil send each other social media messages

Exiled duo Matteo Guendouzi and Mesut Özil exchanged messages on their social media accounts over the last couple of days.
Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil warms up for the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 15, 2019.

Mesut Ozil to get loyalty bonus for seeing out Arsenal contract

Mesut Ozil will reportedly receive a loyalty bonus should he see out the full five years of his current Arsenal contract.

Mesut Özil’s Arsenal plan cleared up

Mesut Özil doesn't plan to leave Arsenal in the January transfer window, believing he'll be able to sign for a top club in the summer.
BARCELONA, SPAIN - AUGUST 04: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal looks on during the Joan Gamper trophy friendly match between FC Barcelona and Arsenal at Nou Camp on August 04, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Is Mesut Ozil really ‘90%’ to leave Arsenal in January for this club?

Mesut Ozil is reportedly '90%' likely to join Fenerbahce in January if media reports are to be believed but I wouldn't get too ahead of yourself just yet.
Mesut Ozil Mail on Sunday 2 August 2020

Where did it go wrong for Mesut Ozil and Arsenal?

Mesut Ozil arrived at Arsenal in 2013 and after his latest statement, it's safe to say his time at the club has been anything but dull.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 09: Freddie Ljungberg, Interim Manager of Arsenal and Mesut Ozil of Arsenal celebrate victory during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Arsenal FC at London Stadium on December 09, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Freddie Ljungberg Ozil comments set suspicious tongues wagging

Freddie Ljungberg believes there is still a place for Mesut Ozil in an Arsenal side under Mikel Arteta despite the German having been frozen out all season so are the club lying?
Sokratis Papastathopoulos at the Emirates Stadium with the Arsenal u23s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Sokratis accepts offer to play for u23s but Özil doesn’t

After Friday's Arsenal u23 clash, it's clear one of the two squad outcasts has accepted the club's offer to play for the academy side.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 08: of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on September 08, 2020 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Bernd Leno gives honest opinion about teammate while on international duty

Bernd Leno has become the latest Arsenal person to give his opinion on Mesut Ozil and his situation.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 08: of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on September 08, 2020 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Arsenal’s treatment of Mesut Ozil starts to make sense

As the Mesut Özil saga rumbles on at Arsenal, further details about the financial implications of his current stay have emerged.
Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil arrives at Arsenal's Colney training centre north of London on May 20, 2020 as training continues for Premier League clubs with a June re-start the intention during the COVID-19 pandemic. - Teams have started socially-distanced training in small groups this week, but several Premier League stars have expressed concerns about plans to resume the season. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)

Mesut Ozil provides 1400 school meals per day in North London

Mesut Ozil has praised Marcus Rashford for his charitable efforts but why does Ozil not get the same sort of praise for his charity?
COMMERCE CITY, CO - JULY 15: Mesut Oezil #10 of Arsenal jokes with teammates while warming up against the Colorado Rapids at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on July 15, 2019 in Commerce City, Colorado. (Photo by Timothy Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

Laurent Koscielny explains what Mesut Ozil is like in training

Mesut Ozil is reportedly not playing football for Arsenal because he's not showing enough in training but that's not what most people say about him.