Manchester United Linked Mesut Ozil Signs New Arsenal Contract

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is closing in on a transfer to Arsenal

Ozil had been linked with an Arsenal exit at the end of the season when his previous contract was due to expire, but he has now had a turnaround and made a decision to stay at the Emirates until he is 32.

But the 29-year-old committed his future to the Gunners on Thursday, agreeing terms which are understood to tie him to the club until the end of the 2020-21 season.

And, just 24 hours later, the news was confirmed by both Ozil and the club.

Ozil joined Arsenal at the end of the 2013 summer transfer window and won the FA Cup in his first season as the club ended a nine-year wait for a trophy.

Ozil had been heavily linked with a move to Manchester United this year but said he let his "heart decide" after signing a new long-term contract in north London.

The Chile forward moved to Manchester United on wages of £505,000 a week.

The Germany global was set to become a free agent in the summer, with many expecting the 29-year-old to join Manchester United. He previously revealed his love for London and Arsenal in an interview with Goal previous year.

Writing on Instagram, the German playmaker said: 'Proud to announce: I signed dat thing...

An announcement on Ozil signing the new contract is expected imminently, meanwhile, Arsenal will be looking to bounce back from their 3-1 defeat at the hands of Swansea when they take on Everton at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday.

The Belgian is also after regular football to make sure of his place in Belgium's World Cup squad, telling the Dortmund website: "In order to achieve my big goal, I want to play as much as possible and score many goals. Once a Gunner, always a Gunner!"

Related News:



Most liked

Pence picks fight with Manchin in West Virginia, Manchin hits back
Thirty-four Senate seats are up for election in November, but 26 of those are held by Democrats. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross will visit Greenbrier County on Wednesday, Jan. 31.

Windows 10 takes global lead
Windows 7 has to ultimately go down regardless of many Windows fans being reluctant about making the big move to Windows 10. Nevertheless, the speed with which Windows 10 has been adopted has been slower than Microsoft initially anticipated.

3 dead, 2 injured after helicopter crashes into house in Newport Beach
At least five people were injured after a helicopter crashed into a residential home in Newport Beach, Calif. . No further details were immediately available. "It was a nice helicopter, very well-maintained".

Probe into death of youth in MRI machine
It is thought the cylinder was damaged after hitting the machine. "We are shocked and devastated", Jitendra Maru told AFP . An MRI is a type of scan that uses strong magnetic fields and radio waves to produce detailed images of inside the body.

Ex-Ireland U17 midfielder joins Barcelona B from Arsenal
McGuane, an England youth global , will join Barca's B team with a view to earning a spot in the first-team squad in future. McGuane, who is renowned for his tough tackling, was open to leaving Arsenal in search of more game time.

Border patrol agents find 76 people packed into truck
After stopping the truck, they discovered the driver was in the USA under protection of the Obama-era DACA deportation amnesty. Among the 76 undocumented immigrants were 13 children and 63 adults hailing from Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala.

Bruce McArthur charged with three additional counts of first-degree murder, police say
The investigation is still active and police hope to speak with any homeowners on whose properties McArthur may have worked. Police are searching nearly 30 properties where McArthur worked, according to Toronto Detective Sergeant Hank Idsinga.

Will Rob Gronkowski play in the Patriots Eagles Super Bowl?
One fan dressed as a snowman while one wore a giant replica of a Super Bowl ring on his head. Volunteer Marie Luckdale cuts pieces of cake, which was handed out to fans at the rally.

Rare 'super blood blue moon' visible on 31st
And a blood moon? Greatest eclipse at 5:30 a.m. "The overall eclipse ends at 12.08 midnight on Feb 1", he explained. This full moon will actually be the second full moon in January, which is why it's referred to as a blue moon.

India, Cambodia to boost maritime, defence cooperation
The documents were later exchanged in the presence of both the PMs, following the delegation-level talks between the two nations. Mr Modi said, there is a scope of further expanding trade ties between the two nations.

Donald Trump is ready to apologize for anti-Muslim retweets
Mr Trump made the apology during a TV interview with Good Morning Britain presenter Piers Morgan . The prime minister's office has said the visit is likely to come in the latter half of 2018.

UK's sandwich obsession produces as much Carbon dioxide as EIGHT million cars
The results showed that just one of these sandwiches generates the equivalent amount of carbon as driving a vehicle for 12 miles. In addition, extending sell-by and use-by dates could help to reduce waste by 2,000 tonnes annually, according to the BSA.

Harry Potter cruises to set sail this Summer
It's also the location where Harry speaks with Barty Crouch Sr. following the second task in Goblet of Fire . That's a cool stop, but the best parts of this cruise have been saved for last.

Former Disney star Adam Hicks arrested for armed robbery
He also had roles in other Disney projects, and appeared in " The Boy Next Door " with Jennifer Lopez. The Disney XD sitcom lasted for three seasons before being canceled in 2012.

IPhone X production to likely wind down this summer, says analyst
In terms of growth, Kuo says that the iPhone will experience growth in the first half of 2018, amounting to up to five percent. There are reports that the Cupertino-based tech giant will release iPhone X2 in September 2018 along with iPhone 9.