Arsenal new boy Ozil determined to repay faith shown by Wenger - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal new boy Mesut Ozil has revealed that Arsene Wenger was the central reason why he chose to move to England on the transfer deadline day. The German international signed a five-year-contract at the Emirates, after the North London club agreed a £42.5 million fee with Real Madrid.
Ozil holding Arsenal jersey with team mate Lukas Podolski
The Gunners shattered their transfer record fee to land the 24-year-old and Ozil is determined to repay the faith the club has put in him.
Ozil initially refused to move to England, and said he wanted to stay with the La Liga giants, but with the arrival of Gareth Bale from Tottenham Hotspur, and realizations that Coach Carlo Ancelotti has lost faith in him, eventually prompted him to make a decision about his future.
Further, after a telephone conversation with Arsene Wenger, he made up his mind to move to the Emirates and accept a fresh chall...