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Fenerbahce deny they are poised to bid for Arsenal star Mesut Ozil

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Mesut Ozil is of Turkish descent
Mesut Ozil is of Turkish descent (Picture: Getty)

Fenerbahce have insisted they will not be making any move to sign Mesut Ozil this summer because the Arsenal star is too expensive.

The Turkish giants have repeatedly been linked with Ozil amid reports Arsenal are keen to offload the playmaker.

But Fenerbahce have now moved to downplay reports of an impending offer, conceding they dont have the funds to sign Ozil.

A statement from the Super Lig side read: Mesut Ozil, with his career and standing, successfully represents our country abroad.

Unai Emery appears unconvinced by Mesut Ozil
Emery appears unconvinced by Ozil (Picture: Getty)

He is an important value known with the identity of Fenerbahce.

However, Fenerbahce does not have a proposal for Mesut Ozil.

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Under the current economic conditions, such a step is not possible for both parties.

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Our president, Ali Koc, made statements on the subject in the WinWin program held on June 20 and emphasised that this could not be realised in the short term.

Ozil is Arsenals best paid players on a £350,000-a-week contract, a deal he signed in January 2018 after relentless transfer speculation linking the German with an exit.

Arsenal committed massive funds to keeping Ozil at the Emirates, but Unai Emery appears unconvinced by the 30-year-old.

Fenerbahce insist they will not be signing Mesut Ozil
Fenerbahce insist they will not be signing Ozil (Picture: Getty)

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