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Ozil donates N10.8m to Arsenal fund raising programme for Asian coaches

Ozil donates N10.8m to Arsenal fund raising programme for Asian coaches

- MesutOzil coughed out a whopping £30,000 in Arsenal's charity ball

- The event was a fund raising for a coaching programme in Asia

- Arsenal will play a season finale match away to Huddersfield

German star Mesut Ozil gave out £30,000 of his own cash to win an exclusive 'Invincibles' watch at Arsenal's charity ball, The Sun reports.

The annual event raised a whopping £442,734 to help fund a new coaching programme in the Zaatari Refugee Camp in Jordan and Indonesia.

Arsenal players and the departing Arsene Wenger came together to donate £100,000 in the event hosted at the Emirates Stadium.

Ozil donates N10.8m to Arsenal fund raising programme for Asian coaches

Mesut Ozil. Photo Credit: Getty Contributor

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The night was packed with special guests such as Mo Farah and was presented by Holly Willoughby as players and guests enjoyed a lavish meal.

Arsenal players' signed boots and other memorabilia including a signed fridge went up for grabs.

Howoever it was the German international who stole the show when he was the highest bidder of the watch that was made in collaboration with the club's legend Thierry Henry.

Rock legend Roger Daltrey - lead singer of The Who and Arsenal fan topped the successful the evening with a performance.

Wenger who will be celebrating his final Arsenal game on Sunday, grabbed the mic and revealed a European Super League is inevitable.

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He said: "The European League will happen and it will be soon because it’s a way for other clubs to fight against the financial power of the Premier League.

“You will have a European League played at weekends because the Champions League doesn’t sell well any more.

“It is inevitable because sharing the money between big clubs and the small clubs will become more of a problem."d a European Super League is inevitable."

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported Ozil assured he would be fit for the World Cup after missing the 5-0 win against Burnley at the Emirates due to injury.

The Gunners will settle for a sixth place finish in the Premier League which so far a disappointing season for the team but a memorable one following Wenger's departure.

Arsenal will play their last match away to Huddersfield Town in the season finale and Wenger's last match in charge of the team.

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Source: Legit.ng

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