Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright has today claimed that midfielder Mesut Ozil would be ‘unbelievable’ playing for Manchester United.
Ozil, who splits opinion among both fans and pundits due to his languid style on the pitch, has been at the Emirates stadium since 2013, when he arrived from Real Madrid for 50 million Euro.
Despite registering impressive assist numbers for the club over the last 4 seasons, the German has found it difficult to rediscover the consistent brilliance that saw him widely regarded as one of the world’s finest attacking midfielders whilst in the Spanish capital, with wonderful showings all too often followed by anonymous outings from the Schalke youth product in North London.
With Ozil’s contract in the English capital set to expire next summer, and no signs forthcoming as of yet that he has any intention of renewing his deal, lining up without the 2014 World Cup winner could become a permanent reality for Arsenal in the not-so-distant future.
A number of clubs are said to maintain an interest in coaxing him away from the Emirates, whether it be on a free transfer next summer, or in a cut-price deal in January.
Of the interested parties, Spanish giants Barcelona and Arsenal’s Premier League rivals Manchester United are thought to be leading the chase for Ozil’s services, with one former Gunners star having discussed the prospect of the 29-year-old lining out for the latter of these sides during on…