Mesut Ozil believes he will be able to get another top club – but is unlikely to leave before next summer.
World Cup winner Ozil, 32, has been frozen out by Mikel Arteta and has not even been given a place in Arsenal ’s squad for the Premier League or Champions League.
But Ozil has made it clear he wants to stay and fight for his place, does not want to leave in January and his £350,000-a-week contract includes loyalty bonuses and incentives for him staying.
That was originally put in to stop him leaving when he was a much sought after global superstar but now is one of the reasons why he is unlikely to leave before his contract expires in the summer.
But even then, Ozil is determined to resurrect his career and, as a free agent, is hoping there will be strong interest in him – and could even be an attractive signing for another Premier League club.
Ozil would be unlikely to get the same sort of money as he is on now but his quality and experience could still be an attractive proposition.
There could be interest also from Europe and, while the ex-Real Madrid star may not return to Spain, the likes of Italy’s top clubs, a huge club like Paris Saint Germain or even a club in Turkey could put together a big package.
The MLS could be a money spinning option but that may be on the back burner if he stays in England until next summer and there is also interest from a top European club.
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