English Premiership

Ozil: 'I've got two more years here'

2019-05-15 08:26
Mesut Ozil
Mesut Ozil (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has ruled out the possibility of a move away from the Emirates in the off-season, insisting he is determined to see out his contract.

The German is the club's highest earner - on a reported £350,000-a-week - and has had a tricky time in Unai Emery's first season as Arsenal boss.

There have been suggestions that he could leave the Gunners in the summer after being left out of some matches - but the former Real Madrid man doubts that will happen.

"I don't think there's a chance of that, to be honest," Ozil told DAZN Dach. "I've got two more years here and what happens afterwards is not in my hands.

"We'll see then, but I'm proud to be at this club and really happy at this club."

Ozil added: "If the coach speaks to me and tells me I won't play in a game it's something I need to accept and just get on with it.

"I've carried on working on making myself as fit and healthy as I could and it's worked out for me.  Now I'm playing, but of course, it's the coach's decision if I play or not.

"I've had some injuries this season and I've had to miss some games. But I know when I'm fit I'll play matches.

"I know the quality I have. I think everyone has their qualities and mine are at No.10.

"If the coach wants me to do something and play somewhere else, you have to accept it and do that.

"That's something I've done and as a player and you just need to get on with what you're told."

Read more on:    arsenal  |  english premiership  |  mesut ozil  |  soccer

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk
Breaking News

Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Who will claim the Premier League title at the end of the 2018/19 season?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.