Barca want Ozil despite 'shadow of indolence'

Aubrey Yates
November 21, 2017

Barcelona want to meet with Liverpool at the end of this month to discuss a Coutinho signing, at which time they can move on to other targets, like Ozil, if it's clear there's going to be absolutely no compromise from Liverpool.

"The player could say that he returns to his roots, and that he plays football in this stadium and for those fans and the region once again".

There will be strong competition though as his former club Schalke could offer him the chance to return to the Bundesliga. But it won't happen next summer.' Ozil has put in a number of impressive performances for the Gunners this season and helped Arsenal beat north London rivals Tottenham 2-0 on Saturday.

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"The quality of the contract has to be good, I'm convinced they love the club, they love the team, ' Arsene Wenger, speaking after the victory, said of Ozil and Alexis Sanchez". [Quality of the contract] is part of it. Ozil started his career at Schalke, before moving to Wolfsburg and on to Real Madrid and Arsenal.

Arsenal may have to sell both players in January in order to avoid losing them for nothing next summer.

Schalke 04 have confirmed that they would be interested in bringing Mesut Ozil back to the club in the future.

Ozil heading home makes sense on many levels but we all know the deciding factor: $$$.

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