Mesut Ozil insists he doesn’t remorse his determination to maneuver to Arsenal from Actual Madrid in 2013, regardless of being frozen out of the present squad.
The 31-year-old moved to the Emirates on deadline day seven-and-a-half years in the past to permit Gareth Bale to maneuver to Spain, endearing Ozil to Gunners followers immediately.
After a vivid begin to his profession and even an FA Cup win in his first season, the departure of Arsene Wenger in 2018 following his determination to signal a profitable contract signalled the start of the tip.
The arrival of Unai Emery prompted a fall out however Mikel Arteta restoring the German to the workforce when he arrived. Nevertheless, this didn’t final lengthy as he was quickly out of the squad once more.
Ozil then discovered himself frozen out of the Gunners’ 25-man squad for the Premier League and, together with his contract expiring in the summertime, a transfer to Fenerbahce appears imminent.
Throughout a Q&A session with followers on Twitter, the previous club-record signing insists he by no means regretted shifting to the north London aspect.
He stated: “In fact – there have been many ups and downs to date, however all in all I’ve by no means regretted my determination to hitch Arsenal.
“And to be sincere the final couple of video games earlier than the corona break in February & March 2020 made actually rather a lot enjoyable.
“I’ve loved that point rather a lot and I’ve thought we’re actually on a really optimistic method.
“However after the break issues sadly modified.”
Ozil, who has performed with some fantastic skills throughout his stint at Arsenal, then listed the most effective XI of gamers he had lined up towards.
In addition to former Germany teammate Per Mertesacker and Bayern Munich midfielder Serge Gnabry, Ozil named Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey in his celebrity workforce.