Arsenal outcast Mesut Ozil has turned down a move to Turkish outfit Fenerbahce after they were unable to match his hefty salary, according to reports.
The 31-year-old playmaker has failed to feature for a single minute under Mikel Arteta since the restart and his Emirates nightmare may be brought to an unsavoury end this summer.
have even reported that Ozil’s wife, Amine Gulse, is the driving force behind a potential switch to Turkey.
Ozil has just 12 months remaining on his £350,000-a-week deal, but appears unwilling to lower his wage demands despite being restricted to watching Arsenal from the sidelines.
The same outlet claims that, having rejected the advance from the Super Lig club, Ozil is considering sitting out the rest of his contract in north London.
His former Miss Turkey wife, however, is believed to be keen for him to head to Turkey. She is also an actress and is said to be very well known in the country, making them the ultimate glamour couple there.
And her ambitions may still yet materialise with Istanbul Basaksehir also prepared to formalise their interest in Ozil. Continue reading