Mesut Ozil is set to become Arsenal’s record earner according to the Italian website Tutto Mercato Web.

The report states that Ozil is set to be rewarded with a new contract worth approximately £8.2million-a-year – which would be the most expensive salary package the club have ever offered to a player.

Ozil has been in sensational form this season and has won back-to-back Vitality Arsenal Play of the Month awards over the last two months.

The World Cup winner has played a key role in the north London based side reaching the Champions League Last 16 for the 15th consecutive season.

Arsenal take on Manchester City next Monday in a critical league encounter which could see the Gunners go top. Ozil has won back-to-back FA Cups since joining Arsenal from Real Madrid.

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