Fener hold ‘serious’ interest in Ozil

Date published: Thursday 17th September 2015 12:56

Turkish outfit Fenerbahçe have registered an interest in Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil and could make a move in the summer, according to the player’s agent.

Ozil’s agent, Erkut Sogut, has told Turkish newspaper Vatan that Fenerbahçe’s interest in the 26-year-old is concrete, and that the club will look to do a deal at the end of the season.

“Fenerbahçe are serious but it all depends on what answer Arsenal give. It will all become clear at the end of the season,” said Sogut.

German international Ozil revealed his desire to play for Fenerbahçe at some point during his career in July, saying: “In the future I want to wear a Fenerbahçe shirt. It would be an honour. Everyone knows I am a Fenerbahçe fan.”

Arsene Wenger has previously stated that the club-record signing is not for sale after Juventus were credited with an interest in the summer.

“Look, I never spoke to him on that front or on a football front as well,” Wenger said last month.

“But the suggestions are created always by people who – I don’t know, want to create news, but there is nothing concrete in that.

“He’s an important player for our team and he’s a player of course we count on to continue our development and our success.”


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