Sport Arsenal still in talks to keep Ozil

14:15  13 january  2018
14:15  13 january  2018 Source:   Read Sport

'Ozil would play better at Man Utd'

  'Ozil would play better at Man Utd' Ian Wright admits Mesut Ozil would perform better at Manchester United than he has at Arsenal. Ozil is out of contract at the end of the season and can talk to foreign clubs this month with a view to walking away from Arsenal for free in the summer.Wenger has insisted the club will not cash in on the playmaker in the January transfer window and has routinely said he remains hopeful Ozil can be tied down to a new deal.Asked if Ozil would perform better if he moved to United, a club he has been linked with in the British press, Arsenal legend Wright said on The Debate: "Yes. I do.

Arsenal futures for Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez still in major doubt. Arsenal appear to be less motivated to keep Mesut Ozil than they do his teammate Alexis Sanchez.

Wenger sounded optimistic that a breakthrough could be imminent in contract talks with Ozil , saying he feels more confident now than in the summer that But having previously said he still wanted Sanchez to stay as well, the Arsenal boss seems to have given up all hope of keeping the Chile international.

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal remain in talks with Mesut Ozil over a deal to keep him at the club beyond the end of the season.

The Telegraph report that the Gunners are confident that an agreement can be met with the German.

Both Ozil and Sanchez are out of contract at the end of the season, with the Chilean expected to join either Manchester City or Manchester United.

Speaking at his pre-match press conference, Wenger confirmed that Sanchez looks set to leave but offered hope for both Wilshere and Ozil.

“It looks like Sánchez will not extend his contract. But we want to keep Jack and if we have an opportunity maybe to keep Özil, the rebuild will be less deep than if all three left.”

Wilshere suffers 'ankle sprain'

  Wilshere suffers 'ankle sprain' Arsene Wenger has confirmed Jack Wilshere suffered an ankle injury in Arsenal's 0-0 draw at Chelsea on Wednesday.Arsene Wenger has confirmed Jack Wilshere suffered an ankle injury in Arsenal's 0-0 draw at Chelsea on Wednesday, which may keep him out of the weekend clash with Bournemouth.

Wenger sounded optimistic that a breakthrough could be imminent in contract talks with Ozil , saying he feels more confident now than in the summer that But having previously said he still wanted Sanchez to stay as well, the Arsenal boss seems to have given up all hope of keeping the Chile international.

Wenger sounded optimistic that a breakthrough could be imminent in contract talks with Ozil , saying he feels more confident now than in the summer that But having previously said he still wanted Sanchez to stay as well, the Arsenal boss seems to have given up all hope of keeping the Chile international.

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Arsenal have not had many potential suitors come forward for the German, with reports suggesting he could be tempted in a deal to stay at the Emirates.

Manchester United have been linked with a move for Ozil but the midfielder’s wage demands could be a stumbling block in the deal.

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United target Sanchez remains absent for Arsenal vs Palace .
As a move to Manchester United seemingly draws near, there was still no place for Alexis Sanchez in Arsenal's squad to face Crystal Palace.Alexis Sanchez's absence from the Arsenal squad continued on Saturday as Arsene Wenger left him out for the Gunners' Premier League clash with Crystal Palace.

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