Arsenal plan to offer Mesut Ozil bumper £180,000-a-week contract

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Arsenal are preparing to offer Mesut Ozil a new contract with  £180,000-a-week according to the Telegraph.

Ozil is currently Arsenal’s highest earner, along with Alexis Sanchez, on £130,000 pre week. The 27-year-old joined the Gunners for a club record €42 million back in September 2013.

The report goes onto state that Ozil is happy at Arsenal and that the north London based side will also offer Alexis Sanchez a new deal.

Ozil played a key role in Arsenal’s 2-1 victory over Leicester City on Sunday. The Germany international provided his 17th Premier League assist in the process – the highest figure in the league.

Arsenal moved two points within leaders Leicester City following their victory over the Foxes.

The Gunners take on Hull City in the FA Cup this weekend then host Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League next week.

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