Arsenal ready to listen to offers for 30-year-old – report

Arsenal are open to the possible sale of German midfielder Mesut Ozil in the summer transfer window, according to a report in England

Mesut Ozil
Mesut Ozil (Photo: Puma)

Arsenal could decide to sell Mesut Ozil in the summer transfer window, according to a report in England.

The Evening Standard is reporting that the Gunners are open to the possibility of offloading the former Germany international in the summer transfer window.

The same article states that Ozil is content to stay at the north London side despite finding his first-team opportunities limited in the current campaign.

According to the same story, Arsenal have limited funds to spend on signings this summer after Unai Emery’s men missed out on a Champions League spot.

The Gunners suffered a 4-1 loss to bitter rivals Chelsea FC in the Europa League final in Baku on Wednesday night to dash their hopes of a Champions League spot.

The Evening Standard article goes on to add that Arsenal won’t go as far as forcing Ozil to leave the north London outfit this summer despite his £350,000-a-week wages.

The report concludes that there is concrete interest from China, while Inter Milan made an approach for the World Cup winner in the January transfer window.

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey is set to move to Serie A champions Juventus on a free transfer in the summer transfer window.

Danny Welbeck and Petr Cech will also be big-name departures ahead of the new Premier League season.

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