FC Barcelona to offer midfielder to Arsenal in attempt to lure Mesut Ozil

La Liga side FC Barcelona are set to use midfielder Arda Turan as a makeweight in a transfer deal to land Arsenal ace Mesut Ozil, as per widespread media reports.

According to Spanish media reports, FC Barcelona will use the Turkey international midfielder Turan as part of a transfer deal to lure Arsenal attacking midfielder Mesut Ozil to the Nou Camp.

Daily Star is claiming that the Spanish giants are set to permit the playmaker to move to the North London club in an attempt to complete Mesut Ozil’s signature.

The Germany international attacking midfielder has entered the last 1 year of his present Arsenal seal to open up the likelihood of a winter transfer.

If the gunners decides against offloading the 2014 FIFA World Cup winner in January, Mesut Ozil could leave the Emirates FA Cup holders for free at the conclusion of the 2017-18 English Premier League campaign.

As per the same report, Arsene Wenger’s team value Mesut Ozil at about £30million having signed the Ex-Schalke 04 midfielder in a then club transfer record £42.5million deal from Spanish La Liga club Real Madrid back in 2013.

The Barcelona creative midfielder has fallen down the pecking order at the La Liga club this term following the appointment of Ernesto Valverde as Luis Enrique’s replacement in the summer.

Premier League duo Manchester United and Chelsea have also been connected with a swoop for the Arsenal number 11 player in the winter transfer window.

Mesut Ozil netted one goal and created two assists in Arsenal’s brilliant 5-0 win over newcomers Huddersfield Town at the Emirates on Wednesday.

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