Mesut Ozil To Fenerbahce To Become Official On Friday

Mesut Ozil will undergo a medical and complete his permanent departure from Arsenal on Friday after he completes a period of self-isolation in line with Turkey's Covid-19 protocols.

According to Spanish newspaper AS, Ozil's Fenerbahce deal is worth £3.5million a year or £67,300 a week – a substantial decrease on the £350,000 a week he was earning at Arsenal.

On Sunday, the German World Cup winner said goodbye to his Arsenal team-mates and staff at the club's training ground.

The 2014 World Cup winner arrived in Istanbul on Sunday night on club president Ali Koc's private plane and told television channels he was ‘very excited' to complete a move to the club he supported growing up.

Ozil was not selected in either the Premier League or the Europa League squads this season yet has continued to train with the first team.

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He leaves Arsenal having played 254 matches for the club, scoring 44 goals and recording 77 assists in more than seven years.

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