Mesut Ozil Receives R172 245 206,40 Loyalty Fee From Arsenal! The German World Cup winner hasn’t played a single game for Arsenal since March 7th. The 8 million pound (R172 245 206,40) loyalty fee is a result of staying at the club for another year.
Apart from the R172 245 206,40 loyalty fee that Ozil has just received, Ozil has been getting his 350 000 (R7 538 667,50) pound a week salary, Mail Online reports.
This means that Ozil has made 10 850 000 (R233 701 679,18) pounds in weekly wages since he last played for the club.
So, that in addition to his most recent loyalty fee means that the German has recouped a cool 18 850 000 pounds (R406 016 281,34) since he last played a game for Arsenal.
Ozil is the highest paid player in the history of Arsenal F.C. He was dwindled from being one of the most influential to a forgotten face.
Mesut Ozil has not been included in Arsenal’s 25-man squad to play in the Europa League this season. Fans are eagerly waiting to see whether he’ll be in the final 25-man squad for the Premier League.
Arsenal has until October 20th to finalise this squad. Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta offered some explanation regarding Ozil’s omission from the squad.
“The team is evolving; you can see the level they are achieving.
“This is where we are at the moment. We want to evolve more and play better and compete better…
“You can see that the players we are changing, we are using, it’s very difficult every week not for Mesut but for some other players as well to make the squad. Every week we try to pick the right players.
“Of course I understand and I respect your questions but I have to try to do my job as fair as possible. I try to select the players that are, in my opinion, in better condition.”
Incredibly, Mesut Ozil receives R172 245 206,40 loyalty fee from Arsenal!