Mesut Ozil has stated that his future will depend on whether Arsene Wenger will remain at Arsenal.
He has denied rumors that the contract talks are stalling because of a salary issue and said that he is more concerned about the Frenchman’s future.
Arsene Wenger’s contract is due to expire at the end of the season, and so far there is no sign that the manager will sign a contract extension. The manager said that it would all depend on where the team finishes at the end of the season.
Arsene Wenger has been the target of intense criticism recently with some fans asking for a replacement at the head of the club. They feel that the club is not making any progress under the French manager and that they might need new ideas. However, Arsene Wenger has stated that he is not affected by criticism and that he will stay until the end of his contract.
Mesut Ozil said that Arsene Wenger was the main factor why he joined Arsenal and that he will not want to remain at the club if the manager is leaving at the end of the season. He said that he loves to play for Arsenal and that he has a good relationship with the fans. He said that he does not want to leave the London club, but it will all depend on whether Arsene Wenger will remain as the manager. He has denied rumors that he is delaying signing a new contract because he is looking for more money.
He said that he is ready for the second half of the season and he has vowed to help the team challenge for the title. He believes that Arsenal has a good squad and that they need to learn how to start games more quickly and also defend better.