Mesut Ozil postpones contract talks with Arsenal for a second time

The Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has postponed contract talks with the Gunners for a second time according to the Times newspaper.

Arsenal have been trying to extend the 27-year-old’s deal over the past month however, Ozil is unwilling to discuss signing a new deal until after Euro 2016.

The latest developments come amid rumours that Barcelona and Bayern Munich have made offers for Ozil according to journalist Piers Morgan.

It could however, be a bargaining chip by Ozil’s agent to negotiate a more lucrative contract deal for the star man.

Ozil does still have another two-years remaining on his contract and has stated in the past that he will see out the remanning of his current deal at the club.

The Germany international of Turkish origin became the most expensive Arsenal transfer ever when he joined from Real Madrid on a £42.5 million fee.

Ozil has gone onto win two FA Cup titles and was chosen Arsenal player of the year for his efforts this season.

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