Alexis and Ozil playing for Arsenal exits? Petit questions upturn in form

Shay Given

Much of the attention at Emirates Stadium this season has focused on the contract rebels, as they continue to run down their respective deals. It is said that Arsenal are now "very, very, close" to a breakthrough.

Ozil, who is now on a weekly wage of £140,000, is likely to demand a significant wage hike alongside a huge signing-on fee in order to prolong his Gunners stay beyond the summer.

The 29-year-old is now rated at around £15m-20m by the north London giants, and the Gunners boss remains reluctant on selling him to Manchester United and would place priority on transfer interest from overseas clubs.

However, if a deal is not struck, Arsenal will look to offload him in January.

Barcelona have been heavily linked with a move for former Real Madrid star Ozil, who joined Arsenal from Los Blancos in the summer of 2013.

The World Cup victor is out of contract next summer, and free to leave on a free transfer.

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Petit feels Arsenal are capable of challenging for a top-four finish, with there plenty of positives to take from their last Premier League outing against Manchester United despite suffering a 3-1 defeat.

Ozil has scored 2 goals and assisted 5 in 12 Premier League games this season.

Arsenal sit fifth in the table at present, one point behind Liverpool and 15 adrift of unbeaten leaders Manchester City.

Wenger was pleased with how Ozil changed the game and made Arsenal play their best football in the second half.

With both Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Juan Mata struggling at Old Trafford, Ozil could be the ideal fit for the No 10 position with United chasing City at the top.

Hence, it may be a redundant signing for Mourinho's men, who could better use resources to strengthen their squad elsewhere instead.

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