Mesut Ozil wants to remain in England for the next “two to three years” amid interest from Manchester United, the midfielder’s agent confirmed it.
The Germany international’s current deal at Emirates Stadium expires next summer,as there speculations that Manchester United and Barcelona are both interested in signing the playmaker.
Despite Ozil’s somewhat contract situation, and being free to talk with foreign clubs over a possible switch in January, no offer of a new deal has arrived from Arsenal.
however, should there be no deal agreed. Ozil’s will be out of the Emirates with his team mate Alexis Sanchez, who is determined to leave the club on a free in 2018.
Besiktas have also been linked with the former Real Madrid star and, while his agent confirmed Ozil was happy to hear of the interest from the Turkish club, he is determined to remain in the Premier League for now.
Sogut told Fanatik: “Mesut is glad to hear of Besiktas being interested in him, however, no proposal has reached us.”
“Even if that did happen, he wants to play in the Premier League for at least two to three more years.
“Our contact with Arsenal continues and we are moving in a positive direction.”
Ozil, who has been struggling with a knee inflammation problem in recent weeks, has been limited to just five appearances in all competitions for Arsenal in the 2017-18 campaign.