Reports – Bayern Munich failed in late bid for Arsenal’s Ozil

first_img Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil 1 Bayern Munich failed in a late summer bid to sign Mesut Ozil from Arsenal, reports in Spain have claimed.According to El Mundo Deportivo, Bayern approached the Gunners about a deal to sign Ozil, who has come in for criticism for some of his early-season performances, but were knocked back.Bayern boss Pep Guardiola is a huge fan of the Germany international and tried to sign him while he was in charge of Barcelona and Ozil was at Werder Bremen.But he missed out, with Real Madrid beating their arch rivals to the signing of the playmaker.Arsene Wenger shelled out over £40m to land the 25-year-old in September 2013 but he faded badly after a bright start in English football and many Arsenal fans have questioned whether he is even good enough to get in their first XI.However, according to these reports, Wenger is keen to persevere with Ozil and was not prepared to move him on after just a year in north London.last_img read more

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