Mesut Ozil ready to sign new Arsenal deal after summer exit plan

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Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil indicated to his agent in July that he wanted to depart north London and move back abroad.

This has been reported by The Sun, who claim that Germany international previously wanted to leave the club on a permanent basis after failing to come to prominence in the Premier League.

Despite a number of good performances, Ozil failed to prove himself on a consistent basis and was often criticised for his below par displays.


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However, The Sun now claim that the playmaker has changed his mind over his long-term future and is now ready to commit to Arsenal.

In fact, the report goes on to claim that he's already in contract talks with the club and is hoping to sign a deal worth an extraordinary £160,000-a-week.

An Arsenal source told The Sun: “Mesut is finally being played in the number ten role on a consistent basis.

“This is clearly his preferred position and now Arsenal are reaping the rewards. He has been in scintillating form so far this season.”

Brilliant Ozil

Ultimately, though, Ozil has finally settled to life in England. Without a doubt, the technically gifted ace has been one of the standout players in the league throughout the course of the campaign.

With 13 assists and two goals in 15 games in England's elite division so far, Ozil has acted as the Gunners' talisman recently.

He really has been the difference for Arsenal; with wonderful delivery, the likes of Olivier Giroud, Alexis Sanchez and Co. have all benefited from the German star.

There's no getting away from the fact that the ex-Real Madrid man is one of the most talented players in Europe, so he could yet go from strength-to-strength as Arsene Wenger's side go in search of delivering the Premier League title.

Arsenal fans: can Ozil lead your side to the league title? Have your say below!

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