Mesut Oezil has been a key role for Arsenal squad for the past 6 years. But it seems, he has no longer needed by the squad, at least that's what Arsenal's manager has determined. Unai Emery has decided that Mesut Oezil will play no part in his Arsenal rebuild, hence the club are prepared to subsidize his enormous salary in order to engineer his exit this summer.
The fun fact is, the 30-year-old has signed a new long term contract 18 months ago worth a staggering 350.000 pounds-a-week salary. But unfortunately, he has failed to justify his superstar status. And now he is set to become the highest profile departure in what is destined to be Arsenal's major summer clear-out.
As we mentioned before, Mesut Oezil was a key player for The Gunners for the past six years, but his performance has waned to such degree. We can see that when he was hauled off with 10 minutes remaining in the miserable 4-1 defeat against Chelsea in Europa League final. He is replaced by academy graduate, Joe Willock.
Mesut Oezil Doesn't Have It
Mesut Oezil was indeed heavily criticized for his performance for this season. There are a lot of talks about his slump. Cesc Fabregas, his former Arsenal teammates also speaks up about the former Real Madrid playmaker. Cesc Fabregas who is a pundit for BT Sports said when Mesut Oezil was at Real Madrid he was surrounded by top players and even play along with one of the best players in the history of football, Cristiano Ronaldo. Fabregas who played along with Mesut Oezil for quite sometimes has no doubt that Mesut Oezii played top football with Real Madrid, but he believed once a player steps down a little bit, he has to show himself a little bit more because you don't have the same quality around you.
He continued by saying that the club buys Mesut Oezil to be the actual leader around the club, but he thinks the Germany international doesn't have that in him to carry. Cesc Fabregas also told mobile live casino Malaysia that he doesn't train with Mesut Oezil every day, but he believed he doesn't have it in him to be the leader.