Mesut Ozil set to accept £200k pay cut to complete Fenerbache move

Mesut Ozil set to accept £200k pay cut to complete Fenerbache move

- Mesut Ozil could be heading to Fenerbache for a weekly wage cut of £150,000

- Reports claim that the Arsenal midfielder is currently holding talks with the Turkish club

- However, the deal might not be completed in the coming January transfer window

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Out of favour Arsenal star, Mesut Ozil, is currently in talks with Turkish club Fenerbache and is ready to accept a pay cut worth £200k-per-week, Mirror reports.

The German currently earns a whopping £350,000-per-week and has not featured in Mikel Arteta's side since March.

German news outlet Bild claims the former Real Madrid star has been in talks with the Turkish club and have agreed to a pay cut to secure a move away from the North London club.

Mesut Ozil set to accept £200k pay cut to complete Fenerbache move
Mesut Ozil set to accept £200k pay cut to complete Fenerbache move. Photo by Stuart MacFarlane
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Ozil has not played in the Premier League and Europa League this season but it is understood that a January move to Fenerbache seems unlikely and it could happen next summer.

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On the other hand, a member of Fenerbache's hierarchy, Murat Zorlu, has claimed the club are 90 per cent sure of landing the 31-year-old.

He told Sport Digitale quoted by Mirror:

"A source, who's very well connected to the club has told me that Mesut Ozil is likely to become a Fenerbahce player during the next transfer window.
"I would say 90 per cent he will join us in one month."

Arsenal are presently languishing in 15th position and are just four points off the relegation spot after managing a win in their last Premier League outing.

Arteta's men will file out against Chelsea on Boxing Day in a London derby at the Emirates and a further defeat would see the Gunners slip down on the table.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Mesut Ozil was equally not happy with the way things have been going at the Emirates despite being frozen out of Arsenal's squad by Mikel Arteta. Mirror reports.

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The German midfielder posted a broken heart and a crying face emoji on his official Twitter handle following the defeat at Goodison Park.

The 31-year-old is yet to play a match for the Gunners this season as he was left out of their Premier League and Europa League campaigns until January.

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