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Arsenal transfer news: Mesut Ozil in shop window but Gunners are struggling to find a buyer

German playmaker is out of contract next summer and talks over a new deal are not progressing

Arsenal are reportedly trying to drum up interest in Mesut Ozil.

Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has admitted he could be forced to sell the German and fellow contract rebel Alexis Sanchez in January.

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil's wage demands are putting off potential suitors

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Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s wage demands are putting off potential suitors

German international Ozil came off the bench in the 2-1 defeat against Watford

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German international Ozil came off the bench in the 2-1 defeat against Watford

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And The Mirror reports Emirates chiefs haven given up on getting Ozil to agree terms and are looking to find him a club.

Team-mate Sanchez, 28, is wanted by Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola to complete his attacking puzzle.

But Ozil’s mammouth wage demands have put off a number of clubs, although Inter Milan have expressed an interest.

The playmaker, 29, is chasing a £330,000-a-week package, which would smash Arsenal’s wage structure.


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Alexis Sanchez has more interest in his services than team-mate Ozi

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Alexis Sanchez has more interest in his services than team-mate Ozil

Arsene Wenger is facing the prospect of losing his two biggest stars

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Arsene Wenger is facing the prospect of losing his two biggest stars

He is no longer a guaranteed starter for Wenger after a sluggish start to the season.

Ozil came off the bench with Arsenal leading 1-0 against Watford and had little imapct in an eventual 2-1 defeat.

A perceived lack of desire is reportedly starting to create rifts in the dressing room – making attempts to find a buyer more crucial.

Mesut Ozil has been courted by Inter Milan

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Mesut Ozil has been courted by Serie A outfit Inter Milan

Wenger takes his side to play Red Star Belgrade in the Europa League on Thursday before a trip to face Everton in the league.

The Gunners are already nine points behind leaders City in the table and desperately need a spark to get their season going.


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