Fears over Mesut Ozil’s Arsenal future as Germany star postpones contract talks

first_img Mesut Ozil in action for Arsenal Mesut Ozil has reportedly cancelled contract talks with Arsenal for a second time.The Germany star, the club’s record signing having arrived in a £42.5 million deal from Real Madrid in 2013, is a big fans’ favourite at the Emirates.After a slow start to his Premier League career, Ozil has gone from strength to strength and was named the club’s Play of the Year this season.The 27-year-old claimed 19 assists and six goals as Arsenal finished second in the Premier League and earned a nomination for the prestigious PFA Player of the Year prize.Arsene Wenger is desperate to extend his current contract, which expires in 2018, and the club have twice moved to open talks over a new deal in the past year.But The Times is reporting the playmaker has informed Wenger that he is not ready to enter negotiations.Ozil wants to wait until after this summer’s European Championship before discussing his future – and his latest stalling act will leave Arsenal fans concerned he could push for a move away. 1last_img read more