Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has denied reports that contract negotiations with Mesut Ozil ground to a halt months ago. It’s Thursday’s Paper Round.
Wenger rebuffs Ozil rumours
Arsene Wenger has dismissed rumours that playmaker Mesut Ozil will seek to leave Arsenal for free next summer. Reports in Wednesday’s papers suggested that negotiations for a new contract, committing the 28-year-old to the club beyond the expiration of his current deal, had ground to a halt months ago. However, Wenger said negotiations had merely “slowed down” according to The Mirror.