Mesut Ozil and Fenerbahce Istanbul part ways. According to media reports, after his suspension, the contract of the former DFB kicker is now being terminated. Talks with a new club are already underway. Accordingly, Özil could stay in Turkey and Istanbul.
Where will Mesut Özil play next season? Apparently not at Fenerbahce Istanbul, because the former German national player canceled his contract there according to consistent media reports from Turkey. The contract, which is valid until 2024, will therefore be terminated by mutual agreement.
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Özil had been suspended from the club since March anyway. The traditional club has not wanted to give any information about the reasons. Rumor has it that there was a dispute with ex-coach Ismail Kartal.
The 33-year-old had recently emphasized that he was fighting for his place in the team, after all, Fenerbahce is Özil’s favorite club from childhood. And even if Jorge Jesus is a new head coach on the Bosporus, Özil is now moving away from Fenerbahce – but apparently not out of Istanbul.
The midfielder is reportedly already in contact with Istanbul Basakesehir. The club is owned by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Özil’s best man at his wedding. Before that, however, there were repeated rumors about a move to the US MLS league. Nothing has been decided yet.
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