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Ronaldo: I am angry about Ozil leaving

Ronaldo questions Ozil departure (©GettyImages)
Ronaldo questions Ozil departure (©GettyImages).

When a club's most prolific goalscorer voices his concerns about not being happy with the club transferring away his most productive on-field partner, one is bound to sit up and take notice, more specially so when that goalscorer is one particular Cristiano Ronaldo.

Ronaldo is the latest to join the growing number of players at Real Madrid who are shocked and displeased to see German international Mesut Ozil leave the Santiago Bernabeu to join Premier League side Arsenal.

The German 'Messi' left the Spanish side on the last day of the transfer window in a shock move to the Gunners which has caused irritation among fans and players alike at the Spanish capital.

According to Spanish newspaper AS, Ronaldo, who is on international duty with the Portuguese national squad at present, is reportedly upset with Ozil's transfer from the club and has apparently told his Portuguese teammates that his former German colleague's move is "very bad news for me".

"He was the player who best knew my moves in front of goal... I'm angry about Ozil leaving," Ronaldo further said about Ozil's transfer from the La Liga giants.

The German international was the player who had the highest number of assists for Ronaldo during his time at Madrid with 27 assists while Benzema comes second on the list with 17 assists.

Ozil completed his move to Arsenal late on Monday in a deal which is believed to be around €50 million, which makes him Madrid's most expensive ever sale in their history, with the previous one being of Robinho, who had moved to Manchester City for €42 million back in 2008.

Though his former teammates are unhappy with his move to the Premier League, Ozil believed he was not as much appreciated by the coaching and bureaucratic arm of the club. Throwing light onto why he decided to terminate his relationship with Madrid, Ozil said, "Over the past few days I realised that I did not have the confidence of the manager."

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