Mesut Ozil

July 14, 2022
July 14, 2022

Ozil leaves Fenerbahce, joins Istanbul rival Basaksehir

Midfielder Mesut Ozil has left Fenerbahce after his contract was terminated by mutual consent and joined Turkish top flight rivals Istanbul Basaksehir on Thursday.

July 14, 2022
July 14, 2022

Ozil and Fenerbahce agree to divorce

Mesut Ozil is leaving Fenerbahce after the former Germany international fell out with the Turkish side's management.

July 26, 2018
July 26, 2018

Jurgen Klopp slams "faceless" social media trolls

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp suggests that the smartest decision of his life is to not use social media. He hit out after the social media treatment of Liverpool and Germany goalkeeper Loris Karius and his countryman Mesut Ozil.

July 25, 2018
July 25, 2018

Emery respects Ozil's Germany choice

New Arsenal manager Unai Emery says, he respects Mesut Ozil's decision to retire from international football due to what the German midfielder says is "racism and disrespect" because of his Turkish roots.

July 24, 2018
July 24, 2018

Erdogan says treatment of Ozil racist and unacceptable

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan says the treatment of Mesut Ozil is unacceptable after the soccer star quit Germany's national team.

July 23, 2018
July 23, 2018

Hoeness blasts Ozil

Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness is happy Mesut Ozil has retired from international duty with Germany, claiming the Arsenal midfielder has been "s*** for years".

June 13, 2018
June 13, 2018

Champions Germany land in Russia

Germany landed in Moscow on Tuesday to attempt to successfully defend their World Cup title and hoping to leave the political controversy surrounding Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan behind them.

February 16, 2018
February 16, 2018

Arsenal ease to victory, Batshuayi grabs Dortmund comeback win

Mesut Ozil scores as Arsenal ease to a 3-0 victory at Swedish minnows Ostersunds in the first leg of their Europa League, last-32 tie, while Michy Batshuayi snatches Borussia Dortmund a dramatic win over Atalanta.

November 28, 2017
November 28, 2017

Wenger rules out Sanchez and Ozil exits in January

Arsene Wenger rules out January departures for Arsenal pair Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil unless "something unbelievable" happens even as the clock ticks down on their contracts.

October 12, 2017
October 12, 2017

Ozil, Sanchez could leave in January, says Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger concedes he may have no option but to sell star players Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil in the January transfer window.