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EPL: How Arsenal Could Get Rid Of Ozil In January

Amuda Segun

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Mesut Ozil

It’s an understatement to say that the presence of midfielder Mesut Ozil has turned into something of a conundrum at Arsenal who are desperate to get the German World Cup winner off their wage bill.

Ozil earns £350,000 on a weekly basis making him the highest paid player but he has not featured for the club since March as he has been frozen out of the team by manager Mikel Arteta.

The Daily Mail claimed that the Gunners are trying to get his hefty wages off their wage bill and that the only way is to pay him off in January.

By then, Ozil will have six months left on his contract. The Gunners will have to spend £13m to get this done.

Mesut Ozil had some offers in the just concluded transfer window but the German was reluctant to leave Arsenal as he has always maintained that he’ll see out his contract.

The latest development is that his name was conspicuously missing in the Arsenal player list for the UEFA Europa League this season.

Mesut Ozil, defenders Sokratis Papasthathopoulos and William Saliba were all left out of the team for the competition.

The German is also expected to miss out on the Premier League squad list.

I am Segun Amuda , Journalist at Thewistle.com. You can also find my articles here on topics related to Football. Outside Blogging, I have a keen interest in watching English Premier League Games. For any queries or issues related to articles on our website, kindly get in touch.