Ozil extend Arsenal contract 


Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has signed a new three-and-a-half-year deal to stay at the club until 2021.

It is understood Ozil’s new terms, which will keep him at Arsenal until the summer of 2021, will see him earn around £350,000 a week, making him the highest paid player at the club.
He joined the Gunners from Real Madrid in 2013 for a then club record £42.4m.has scored four goals in 21 appearances this season and recording six assists,his new deal commits him to the Premier League club until he is 32.
The Germany international said on Twitter: “Proud to announce: I signed dat thing….three more years with Arsenal!

“It’s been one of the most important decisions of my footballing career and that’s why I had to think hard and talk with everyone who’s important to me…good things take time!

Earlier this season Ozil was reported to be attracting interest from Manchester United, who signed Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal in January in a swap deal which saw Henrikh Mkhitaryan move to the Emirates.

Ozil could have left Arsenal as a free agent in the summer and had been able to discuss a move with foreign clubs since 1 January.

“In the end I let my heart decide.

“As I always said, I feel at home here and I’m highly motivated to achieve big things in the next few years. Once a Gunner, always a Gunner!”