- Jose Mourinho is confident of convincing Ozil to join Manchester United next summer
- The Manchester United gaffer spent three seasons with the Arsenal midfielder at Real Madrid
- Ozil, 28, will be out of contract with Arsenal this summer and he is not keen on a contract renewal with the Gunners
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is confident of agreeing a deal to sign Arsenal star midfielder Mesut Ozil with the Arsenal star midfielder keen on reuniting with his former boss.
The 28-year-old is out of contract at the end of the season and has showed little willingness to extend his deal at the Emirates.
Ozil spent three seasons with Mourinho at Real Madrid and the pair struck up a close relationship. The Special one even wrote the foreword for Ozil’s recent autobiography.
The German’s representatives are believed to have raised United’s interest in a recent meeting with the Arsenal heirachy and the Red Devils are confident of agreeing a deal with the playmaker to move to Old Trafford, according to the Independent.
The Red Devils spent £145m last summer on Romelu Lukaku, Victor Lindelof and Nemanja Matic but missed out on Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic. Mourinho consistently spoke about his determination to sign a creative player and Ozil could fit the bill.
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Arsenal received little interest from across Europe for Ozil last summer with clubs unwilling to pay big given that he’s out of contract in 2018.
Ozil will be on duty for German as Joaquim Low boys continue with their impressive world cup qualifiers campaign.
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