Arsenal have opened talks with Fenerbahce over the possible loan transfer of the club’s highest earner Mesut Ozil, claims a Turkish newspaper.
The Germany international has become the elephant in the room under Unai Emery’s stewardship at the Emirates, with only two appearances registered this year despite pocketing a whopping £300,000 per week.
Ozil was left out of Arsenal’s latest Europa league squad despite wholesale changes being made ahead of the contest, with Emery delivering a hammer blow regarding the prospects of his return to the first team fold.
The obvious sticking point here regards the astronomical wages, which Fenerbahce are almost certain to be unwilling to pay in full.
Emery’s desire to remove Ozil from the picture may prove vital, however, and the idea of moving to Fenerbahce would appeal to Ozil with the player once describing the potential switch as a ‘dream’ transfer.
Meanwhile, former Arsenal head honcho Arsene Wenger has lifted the lid on the surprising reason why the Gunners let burgeoning superstar Serge Gnabry leave three years ago.
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