Mesut Ozil will be a part of Fenerbahce on a free switch after agreeing a seven-figure pay-off with Arsenal during the last six months of his contract.
Ozil rejected a profitable transfer to MLS facet DC United after being provided a three-and-a-half-year deal by the Turkish facet, who he supported as a boy.
The 32-year-old has not featured for the Gunners since final March and supervisor Mikel Arteta left him out of his 25-man squad for the Premier League and the Europa League this season.
Ozil was resulting from accumulate greater than £7million in wages earlier than his £350,000-a-week deal expired in June – and it’s understood the German wished each penny.
Arsenal, determined for a conclusion to the saga, lastly agreed a pay-off so Ozil can depart as a free agent this month, moderately than see out the rest of his contract on the sidelines.
Ozil will now journey to Istanbul to finalise a take care of Turkish giants Fenerbahce this weekend.
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