Mesut Ozil ends contract with Arsenal- Check Top 10 moments of Ozil: Mesut Özil has today reached an agreement with Arsenal to terminate his contract and leave as a free agent, according to The Athletic.
Ozil, who spent 7.5 years at Arsenal is in talks with Fenerbahce. He can now join on a free with the Turkish club.
The German international had fell out of favour with the hierarchy at Arsenal, and hadn’t played for Arsenal for over a year. Despite that, his time at the Emirates Stadium will be considered a success, winning 4 FA Cup trophies. He played 244 times for the club, scoring 44 goals and registering 77 assists.
#1 Best of Ozil at Arsenal- Ozil’s first goal for Arsenal
Ozil scored his first goal vs Rafa Benitez’s Napoli in the Champions League, finishing an Aaron Ramsey cut-back into Pepe Reina’s net. That late run into the box highlighted to the fans what the German was bringing to Arsenal beyond slick passes and touches.
#2 Best of Ozil at Arsenal-The Exquisite Free-kick vs Liverpool
There is no better sight than a perfectly placed free-kick in football. Having to avenge a 5-1 loss to Liverpool at Anfield, Mesut Ozil turned
up as a man on a mission at the Emirates Stadium, beating Mignolet at his near post from a delightful free-kick.
#3 Best of Ozil at Arsenal- Equalling Thierry Henry’s PL Assist Record
In the 2015-2016 season, Ozil equalled Arsenal legend Thierry Henry’s record of 20 assists in a single Premier League season, in what was a stellar personal year for the Arsenal man.
#4 Best of Ozil at Arsenal- Iconic first touch vs Liverpool
Imagine this – a loud and on song Kop, the atmosphere Liverpool fans love and rival players hate, being silenced in appreciation of a
wonderful touch by Ozil on the wing – controlling the ball mid-air and changing direction to almost 180 degrees. Stuff of dreams!
#5 Best of Ozil at Arsenal- Incredible Solo goal vs Ludogorets
It would be a crime to not mention probably Ozil’s greatest goal in this list. After scooping the ball above the Ludogorets keeper, Ozil was faced with two defenders who Ozil fooled with a dummy shot before sliding the ball into the empty net.
#6 Best of Ozil at Arsenal- Ozil stars in historic win against Bayern Munich:
Arsenal won a famous match at the Emirates Stadium by beating Bayern Munich 2-0, with Ozil finishing the second one off Hector Bellerin’s assist, securing a famous, famous win.
#7 Best of Ozil at Arsenal- The worldy flick vs Hull
Swirling in mid-air and flicking the ball onto Alexis Sanchez’s path, Ozil showed his presence of mind, problem solving and thinking ability on the pitch.
#8 Best of Ozil at Arsenal- The Volley vs Newcastle
Back pedalling, spotting the ball out of the sky and dispatching it into the net with a sumptuous volley, leaving the keeper in awe and us in wonder of Ozil’s
#9 Best of Ozil at Arsenal- Arsenal v Leicester, 18/19:
Going one nil down, Mesut Ozil took the game by the scruff of it’s neck and played a part in all three goals in a 3-1 come back. A more recentish memory this, something to remember his days in Arsenal by.
#10 Best of Ozil at Arsenal– 4 FA Cup Titles
During his time at the club, Ozil helped lift 4 FA Cup trophies for Arsenal. Despite him not playing any part in their last cup win, Ozil was instrumental in the three