Arsenal are in a sticky situation with Mesut Ozil and his massive contract, but according to InfoSportsTFLG on Twitter, Arsene Wenger is being looked at to take over Ligue 1 club OGC Nice. Should he get the job, Ozil would be his priority signing, the report claims.
At the moment, rumours are just rumours, but anything can happen in football and the Gunners are always going to take anything that claims they might be shipping £350,000 p/w (Spotrac) Ozil off the wage bill as brilliant news. The summer is long, though, so there will no doubt be plenty of twists and turns throughout the next few months.
In any case, with Aaron Ramsey, Petr Cech and Danny Welbeck all off the wage bill at the Emirates, the Gunners have made plenty of room for some new faces to be brought in, but Ozil would be the icing on the cake.
Wenger brought him to north London back in the summer of 2013, parting with £42.4m to do so (BBC), and it would only be fitting if the French gaffer was the man to end his Arsenal days too.
You can read the Gunners’ delight at the Wenger rumours here:
Saving us even after he’s gone
— James (@CooKieeJL) June 6, 2019
Please be true
— get out of my club coward Unai bumery (@elmi01_) 6 June 2019
Pls take him anyway cheers Arsene
— Jackthegooner (@Jack10Gooner) 6 June 2019
Please do it Big Wengz.
— Face (@ExcellentWenger) 6 June 2019
Getting rid of wage burden mesut, Arsene’s done it again
— Max (@man3342) 6 June 2019
He’s gonna take ONE LAST BULLET for us #ONEARSENEWENGER
— Gaurav (@GauravFT09_) 6 June 2019
Any chance he could double up and take Mustafi as well.
— Alan Szwarc (@szwarcy1) 6 June 2019