Football: Soccer-Ozil determined to stay at Fenerbahce despite suspension

(Reuters) – Former Germany worldwide Mesut Ozil stated he wouldn’t lower quick his Fenerbahce deal despite not having featured for the Turkish aspect since March.

Fenerbahce suspended Ozil in March, the membership stated in an announcement, with out disclosing the explanation behind their determination however native media reported he was concerned in a verbal altercation with coach Ismail Kartal.

“I had accomplished my profession objective by signing a 3-1/2-year contract with Fenerbahce, my childhood love, with out even getting paid for the primary 6 months,” Ozil stated on Twitter on Tuesday.

“I repeat with emphasis: I cannot finish my profession in a group aside from Fenerbahce. For the period of my contract, my solely objective is to sweat our… jersey. This determination could be very clear and ultimate.

“If our administration takes a call about me, I’ll solely respect this perspective. I’ll work arduous and all the time preserve myself prepared. As I all the time say, the primary factor is Fenerbahce.”

Ozil joined Fenerbahce from Arsenal in January 2021 on a 3-1/2 12 months deal, after he fell out of favour at the London membership and was not included of their Premier League or Europa League squads.

World Cup-winner Ozil performed a vital position underneath Arsene Wenger in ending Arsenal’s trophy drought, successful the FA Cup in his first season, however was then marginalised underneath Wenger’s substitute Unai Emery and by Mikel Arteta.

(Reporting by Anita Kobylinska in Gdansk; Editing by Toby Davis)

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