It was all going according to plan for Arsenal and Real Madrid. Marca lately reported that Ancelotti wanted to keep Di Maria but offload Ozil. However things have drastically changed again.
The worst possible news for Arsenal supporters is that now Marca reports that Mesut Ozil does not want to join Arsenal.
There are no specific reasons mentioned but perhaps he want to fight for his place at Real Madrid who have more chances of winning a title then to try his luck with Arsenal who have not won one in years.
The dilemma for Madrid is that they have bought Gareth Bale for record deal and now want to offload some players in trying to balance the books.
Kaka has already departed and will be playing for AC Milan next season.
However, the major chunk of income was going to come from Ozil’s sale as Arsenal and Madrid reportedly agreed hefty deal for the German star.
Marca reported that a deal worth 50 million was agreed between the clubs (45m cash plus 5m in goals) but now Ozil has changed the complete scenario.
Expect sudden changes in this transfer saga as deadline day drama has only started. With the world cup coming up next year, Ozil must play first team football and with Madrid wanting him out as well, Arsenal may finally sign him.
We shall see how the saga unfolds.
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