Arsenal transfer information: Mesut Ozil travels to Turkey as Fenerbahce go nears completion

Mesut Ozil mentioned his goodbyes at Arsenal on Sunday and travelled to Turkey forward of a proposed move to Fenerbahce to conclude a seven-and-a-50 % calendar year keep at the Emirates.

Ozil has been out of favour less than Mikel Arteta because previous March with his £350,000-per-week agreement expiring this summer months.

Ozil has considering the fact that travelled to Turkey to finalise his transfer to the Istanbul club and undertake a health care for Erol Bulut’s aspect.

The previous Germany global experienced already suggested a shift to the Şükrü Saracoğlu Stadium was imminent right after tweeting his initials on Twitter in the club’s renowned blue and yellow colors.

Ozil could go away the club as a free of charge agent ought to he refuse to accept an early termination of his agreement at the Emirates, but a compromise seems to have been made.

Ozil originally commenced the 1st 10 online games of the Mikel Arteta era in December 2019, but Ozil has been frozen out considering that the 1- win over West Ham right before the coronavirus pandemic forced the league to be suspended.

Arteta opted from which includes Ozil in Arsenal’s Premier League and Europa League squads, even nevertheless both of those the Spaniard and specialized director Edu place the choice down to footballing motives.

He experienced signed his present-day deal in January 2018 to develop into the maximum-compensated player in the club’s record but now looks established to depart on a free of charge.

PA contributed to this report