Chelsea have emerged as candidates to signal Manchester United goal Mesut Ozil subsequent summer season, according to reports from Germany.
Arsene Wenger recently confirmed that the German wouldn’t depart the membership in January however doubts over his long run future on the Emirates proceed floor, with talks over a brand new contract failing to progress because the summer season.
Jose Mourinho has reportedly expressed interest in bringing Ozil to Outdated Trafford on a free subsequent summer season after growing a robust working relationship with the playmaker at Actual Madrid, though such discuss has quietened in current instances.
However in accordance with German media outlet SportBild (through Bleacher Report), Antonio Conte, who has urged the membership’s hierarchy to spend money on the squad, will enter the race for Ozil in the summertime.
Wenger’s current feedback surrounding Ozil, while dismissing the prospect of a January transfer, include a transparent aspect of resignation.
“In my head, they stay until the end of the season. Unless something unbelievable happens I don’t see that changing.”
This can be a far cry from the Frenchman’s assertion that talks over a brand new contract had been going effectively. Identical to Antoine Griezmann, a summer season departure for Ozil seems to be extra like a matter of ‘when’ reasonably than ‘if’, and supporters will desperately hope Mourinho’s good relationship with the 29-year-old proves to be the decisive issue behind his subsequent transfer.