By Sami Mokbel for the Daily Mail
Published: 20:58 GMT, 6 January 2021 | Updated: 21:04 GMT, 6 January 2021
Arsenal are trying to clinch Mesut Ozil's early departure this month with the German's exile from the first team virtually certain to continue.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Ozil, it is understood, is finally open to leaving the Emirates Stadium.
The World Cup winner was not included in Mikel Arteta's Premier League or European squads for the opening half of the season and has not played for the club since March.
Arsenal are trying to push through Mesut Ozil's departure this month following his exile
Intriguingly, a number of influential members of the Gunners squad and staff agreed with Arteta's decision to axe the German amid concerns over his commitment.
But the former Real Madrid playmaker's miserable spell at Arsenal is finally drawing to a close.
His contract, which is worth £350,000 per week, ends in July - but negotiations are underway from both parties to seal an early exit this month.
Fenerbahce are long-term admirers, and his coup would be viewed as a significant statement from club president Ali Koc given Ozil's Turkish heritage. A number of MLS clubs - including DC United - are