Mesut Özil's father is planning legal action after a document surfaced that appeared to show the authorisation for the transfer of his son, Germany international Mesut Özil, to Manchester United, according to the Köln Express.
The German newspaper possesses a letter which seemingly signs off on a deal to send Özil to Manchester United from Real Madrid. The Germany international was linked with United during the summer window, but eventually completed a deadline day £42.5m switch to Arsenal.
The letter - dated August 7, 2013 - includes the signature of Mustapha Özil but he claims it's a forgery. And he's planning to hire a lawyer to investigate who's behind it.
"They've used my name to link it to Manchester United. They have even signed my name! That's not a trivial crime. We're now looking into the matter."
Of course, Özil moved to Arsenal, not United, and the former-Real Madrid star has quickly settled into life in the Premier League.
He had a hand in all three goals during Arsenal's 3-1 win over Stoke City at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday to add to his debut assist against Sunderland.
Manchester United, in contrast, moved for Marouane Fellaini in a deadline day move of their own. The Belgian international made his first United Premier League start in the 4-1 defeat to rivals Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.