Jose Mourinho has not ruled out the possibility of signing Mesut Ozil on a free transfer from Arsenal in the summer ahead of Manchester United’s trip to the Emirates.
A £45.5million signing from Real Madrid in 2013, Ozil could leave Arsenal for nothing when his contract runs out at the end of the season and has been linked with a move to United.
The 29-year-old enjoyed the best period of his career under Mourinho during three seasons in Spain, and the Old Trafford boss has previously described the Germany international as the best No.10 in the world.
Jose Mourinho has not ruled out the possibility of signing Mesut Ozil on a free transfer
Asked before United’s clash with Arsenal on Saturday if he could sign Ozil in the summer, a smiling Mourinho replied: ‘No comment.’
But he was more expansive in response to questions about a player of Ozil’s quality being out of contract. ‘That’s football,’ said Mourinho. ‘They finish their contracts. (Marouane) Fellaini finishes his contract.
‘There are other important players in Europe in other teams that they finish their contracts. Sometimes players decide to go