Mesut Ozil has become the latest star to attract the interest of Chinese Super League clubs who are willing to offer the Germany international wages of £300,000-per-week to move to the Far East, according to The Sun.
The World Cup winner has come in for huge criticism for his performances for Arsenal of late which has led to his agent hitting back and insisting he is being made a scapegoat.
Ozil’s representative has also insisted the 28-year-old is committed to the club, despite the fact he is yet to agree a contract extension with his current deal set to expire in 2018.
The German for his part has previously admitted he is happy at Arsenal and wants to stay, but admits he could leave should Arsene Wenger step down this summer.
The Sun now claims that he is being targeted by Chinese clubs who are willing to double his salary in a bid to tempt him to quit the Emirates and are willing to bring him in for a huge transfer fee.
Ozil has reportedly demanded wages of £250,000-per-week which Arsenal may struggle to match, particularly with Alexis Sanchez in the same situation and also believed to be demanding a huge salary increase.
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The Arsenal star is reportedly the second most popular player in China, behind Cristiano Ronaldo, and would be granted hero status should he become the latest high-profile player to head to Asia.
Despite the huge riches undoubtedly on offer, it is still difficult to see a player such as Ozil moving to China at this stage in his career and time is rapidly running out with the Chinese transfer window due to close on Ferbuary 28.