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Ozil flies to Turkey to finalize the deal with Fenerbahce

Sun 17 January 2021 | 17:42

Arsenal German star, Mesut Ozil will move to Fenerbahce on a free transfer.

Mesut Ozil

’s seven-year era at

Arsenal

is coming to an end and the German midfielder is on his way to move to Turkish Super Lig.

The German midfielder moved to Arsenal from

Real Madrid

in 2013 on a £42 million deal.

Ozil had a great start in London and soon became a popular player among the fans, but as time went on the situation became more difficult for him and he couldn’t get enough play time.

Arsenal boss

Mikel Arteta

removed Mesut Ozil from the Premier League and Europa League squad in a controversial decision, marking the end of his time at Arsenal. Of course, due to Arsenal's poor results at some point in the season, many fans and experts called for Ozil to be returned to the list, but Arteta did not comply.

Ozil agreed to terminate his contract with Arsenal after giving up part of his salary.

The 32-year-old is set to fly to Turkey to undergo a medical test before finalizing his contract with

Fenerbahce

.

"I am very excited and happy,"

Ozil said

"I am a Fenerbahce fan. As a Fenerbahce fan, god made it possible to wear that jersey. I will do my best.

"Tonight I will come to Istanbul with my family. The flight time is not clear. I'll be there tonight."


source: SportMob