Arsenal team news: Mesut Ozil 'agrees' bumper new deal

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Mesut Ozil has reached an agreement with Arsenal over a bumper new deal according to the Bild.

Per-the-source, Ozil has struck and agreement with the Gunners to both improve and extend his contract with Arsenal, which currently ends in July 2018.

Bild journalist Henning Feindt took to social media to state that an agreement have been reached and that it will be announced officially in the coming days.

If the news turns out to be true, it will be a huge relief for Arsenal fans seeing that Ozil was linked with several clubs over the summer.

The 27-year-old played a key role in Arsenal’s 3-0 win over Chelsea in the Premier League and scored his sides third goal.

Ozil is once again expected to be included in Arsene Wenger’s starting lineup which takes on FC Basel in the UEFA Champions League tonight.

Arsenal take on Burnley FC this weekend where they will be looking to continue their winning run.