Reports indicate that Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil wants to snub the club’s potential new contract offer and join Manchester United (via The Mirror)
It’s a story which will be grim reading for Arsenal fans if there is any truth in it whatsoever but reports indicate that Mesut Ozil will refuse to sign a new deal at the club.
The German’s contract expires at the end of the season and much like Alexis Sanchez, he has thus far failed to agree to a new deal.
Now, reports suggest that Ozil will snub any offer from Arsenal and try to force a move to Premier League rivals, Manchester United.
Ozil joined the Gunners from Real Madrid back in 2013 and a move to United will see him link up with former boss, Jose Mourinho.
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Ozil is in his fifth season at the club and has made 164 appearances for the Gunners, scoring 32 goals. He is currently recovering from a small injury but could feature for Arsenal against West Bromwich Albion on Monday night.
It remains to be seen whether there is any truth in this rumour but it’s a complicated situation for Arsenal fans. Mesut Ozil hasn’t exactly set the Premier League alight, especially of late but to lose him on a free transfer to a Premier League rival would be poor business.