Reports in England claim Mesut Ozil has decided to stay put at the Emirates Stadium. The German is expected to agree a £275,000 a week deal before the end of the season even as Manchester United and Barcelona remain interested. The 29-year old has been the subject of a long drawn contract issue but he is expected to agree fresh terms that will keep him at the club for many more years.
The player can sign pre-contract with foreign clubs from January or talk with other interested local sides but bookies bet 1/5 that he would stay put. The Catalan side can escape a hefty transfer fee if they agree terms with the player in January. They would only have to pay Ozil sign-on fees to get him.
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