Fenerbahce have requested followers to assist pay for Mesut Ozil’s wages by donating cash to the membership.
The playmaker has joined the Turkish membership after agreeing to terminate his contract with Arsenal.
Ozil is alleged to have agreed a seven-figure payout with the Gunners to finish his time on the north London membership six months early.
He then flew straight to Turkey to finish his transfer to Fenerbahce and he’s anticipated to pen his contract subsequent week..
Ozil was incomes round £18million-a-year in wages from Arsenal and might be taking a pay minimize to affix Fenerbahce.
However the membership’s president Ali Koc has requested followers for monetary assist to fund his contract.
Koc stated: “We now have a request for our followers. Please proceed to assist us, we’re additionally dependent in your monetary assist.
“On the day of the signature, I’ll ask you to interrupt a report. With an SMS marketing campaign.
“Possibly 300,000, 500,000 or perhaps even 1,000,000 textual content messages come collectively. This assist will do us excellent.”
Textual content messages within the ‘Mesutol marketing campaign’ will value just below £2 and might be despatched to the quantity 1907, which was the yr Fenerbahce was based.
Ozil rejected a profitable transfer to MLS facet DC United after being supplied a three-and-a-half-year deal by the Turkish facet, who he supported as a boy.
As his transfer was confirmed, Ozil thanked the membership and singled out Edu, however determined in opposition to mentioning Arteta.
“I’d prefer to thank the membership for this superb journey over the previous seven-and-a-half years.
“The assist I’ve felt from the staff and followers throughout my time right here has been really unbelievable and one thing I’ll at all times be thankful for.
“Collectively we received trophies for the primary time in years and created reminiscences that may final a lifetime. The Arsenal followers will eternally stay in my coronary heart.
“I’d prefer to thank Edu Gaspar for serving to convey a few skilled and dignified answer up to now few days, and I want everybody on the membership one of the best of their try and proceed to convey Arsenal again to the highest, the place we belong.”
A quick Fenerbahce assertion stated: “Our membership is bringing Mesut Özil to Istanbul to proceed the switch processes.”