1. Latest on Mesut Ozil Negotiations
Arsenal are reportedly still hopeful Mesut Ozil will sign a new deal, and club insiders believe a “breakthrough in negotiations” is close, with the Gunners willing to sell in January if he hasn’t signed a new contract.
Ozil seemed certain to leave, but there appears to be renewed hope at the Emirates Stadium, even as transfer speculation ramps up.
The Sun previously published this take from a blogger, urging the Gunners to focus all of their energy on the former Real Madrid man:
— The Sun Football ⚽ (@TheSunFootball) December 6, 2017
Manchester United continues to be mentioned as possible suitors, and James Ducker of the Daily Telegraph previously reported the Red Devils are willing to wait until summer to get their man. A transfer still seems the more likely outcome at this stage, but there’s plenty of time left to change that.