• Report: Sanchez & Ozil seek wage parity with Pogba

    Report: Sanchez & Ozil seek wage parity with Pogba

    Fears are growing that Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez could both leave Arsenal, with the stars reportedly way short in their wage valuations.

    According to the London Evening Standard, Ozil, said to be earning £140,000-a-week, and Sanchez, on £10,000 less, are both wanting to earning the same amount as Paul Pogba at Manchester United.

    The Frenchman is on a reported £290,000-a-week as part of his world-record transfer from Juventus in the summer, but the Gunners are only currently prepared to offer the […]

  • Mesut Ozil: Arsenal can win the Premier League after surviving November curse

    Mesut Ozil: Arsenal can win the Premier League after surviving November curse

    Arsenal midfielder has addressed the infamous ‘Arsenovember’ curse that rules over the club every recent season.

    Statistcally, Novemeber has always been Arsene Wenger’s least production month of the season, a period  that can potentially derail a Premier League title push.

    However, after blowing away West Ham with an emphatic 5-1 win, Arsenal sit second in the league table after getting through November.

    ‘I’m very happy about the result,’ Ozil told Goal after the West Ham win.

    ‘We took our chances and didn’t ease off […]

  • Mesut Ozil implicated in tax fraud case from time with Real Madrid

    Mesut Ozil implicated in tax fraud case from time with Real Madrid

    Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil could be in trouble with Spanish authorities for unpaid tax on income from his time with Real Madrid, according to reports.

    The Germany international made a £42million switch from Real to Arsenal back in 2013, and has been known for his superb on-pitch performances alongside keeping a low profile off it.

    However, Ozil may now be in hot water for some suspicious financial management involving his company Ozil Marketing, whose income went unnoticed in Spain until 2014, according […]

  • Arsenal are capable of winning Champions League – Ozil

    Arsenal are capable of winning Champions League – Ozil

    Arsenal have a team that can win the Champions League, according to their German star Mesut Ozil.

    Ozil, who has been in fantastic form for the Gunners this season, reckons the club have been “unlucky” in recent draws for the knockout stages with Barcelona and Bayern among the clubs they’ve faced in previous years.

    The Gunners haven’t got past the round of 16 since 2009 but Ozil is optimistic they can go all the way this season with the calibre of players […]

  • Mesut Ozil admits he could return to Real Madrid from Arsenal

    Mesut Ozil admits he could return to Real Madrid from Arsenal

    Mesut Ozil has admitted that it’s possible he could return to Real Madrid from Arsenal.

    The 28-year-old playmaker has made 134 appearances for the Gunners since sealing a £42.5million move from Madrid back in 2013 but he is being heavily linked with a return to the Bernabeu.

    Reports earlier this week suggested Ozil regrets signing for Arsenal and has offered his services to the La Liga giants once again.

    And, following this speculation, the German admitted to Spanish outlet Marca that he would […]

  • Mesut Ozil regrets joining Arsenal and has told Real Madrid he wants to return to the club

    Mesut Ozil regrets joining Arsenal and has told Real Madrid he wants to return to the club

    Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil regrets joining the Gunners and has told former club Real Madrid that he’d like to return to the Bernabeu, according to reports in Spain.

    The 28-year-old moved to the Emirates in a club record £42.5million deal from Madrid in 2013.

    After a difficult first couple of seasons, Ozil’s emerged as one of Arsenal’s most important players and Arsene Wenger is desperate for the German to sign a new deal at the club.

    Ozil’s deal runs out in a little […]

  • Mesut Ozil accused of ‘disappearing’ during difficult matches

    Mesut Ozil accused of ‘disappearing’ during difficult matches

    Arsenal star Mesut Ozil cannot be trusted defensively and ‘disappears’ against physical sides, according to former France boss Raymond Domenech.

    Ozil, 28, has seven goals in 18 appearances for the Gunners this term and played 90 minutes as Arsene Wenger’s side drew 2-2 with Paris Saint-Germain in their group stage match of the Champions League on Wednesday night.

    The German became Arsenal’s record signing in 2013 following his £42.5million arrival from Real Madrid and the attacking midfielder came in for heavy criticism […]

  • Alan Shearer slams Arsenal’ star for going missing against Manchester United

    Alan Shearer slams Arsenal’ star for going missing against Manchester United

    Alan Shearer has slammed Arsenal for their display against Manchester United and singled Mesut Ozil out for criticism insisting he simply “wasn’t up for it”.

    The Gunners looked to be heading for defeat at Old Trafford after Juan Mata had given the hosts the lead but an 89th minute header from substitute Olivier Giroud saw them grab a barely-deserved point.

    Indeed Arsenal scored from their only shot on target throughout the 90 minutes and Shearer says it was a very poor display […]

  • Arsenal still owe Real Madrid for Ozil fee

    Arsenal still owe Real Madrid for Ozil fee

    Arsenal still owe Real Madrid a major percentage of the fee for Mesut Ozil.

    The Sun says they are thought to still owe Real Madrid around £11million on the transfer of Ozil in 2013.

    The Gunners agreed to pay the Spanish giants £42.5m for the German midfielder, whose switch to the Emirates was seen by fans as a major coup for boss Arsene Wenger.

    The move came at time when Wenger was being hotly accused of being afraid to produce his cheque book.

    The […]

  • Alexis Sanchez names Mesut Ozil as his favourite Arsenal team-mate

    Alexis Sanchez names Mesut Ozil as his favourite Arsenal team-mate

    Alexis Sanchez has named Mesut Ozil as his favourite Arsenal team-mate and says the Germany international manages to get the best out of him.

    The duo, who are yet to sign new contracts, have been in impressive form this season, with the Chilean scoring eight goals in 15 appearances for the Gunners for far.

    And Sanchez admits his form is down to his strong bond with the former Real Madrid star.

    ‘I get on the best with Ozil,’ said the Arsenal forward.

    ‘I enjoy […]

  • Mesut Ozil warns Jose Mourinho  he’s fresher than ever ahead of Premier League clash

    Mesut Ozil warns Jose Mourinho he’s fresher than ever ahead of Premier League clash

    Mesut Ozil has warned Manchester United he’s feeling fresher than ever ahead of Arsenal’s visit to Old Trafford on Saturday.

    The 28-year-old was not named in Joachim Low’s latest Germany squad and instead stayed in London.

    Low opted to give him a rest during their World Cup qualifier against San Marino and a friendly with Italy.

    Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger described it as an ‘intelligent decision’ to leave him at home and it has allowed Ozil to get some much needed rest ahead […]