Returning Players: Robin van Persie

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Welcome to Last Word on Football’s ‘Returning Players’ series. In this edition, we take a look at Dutchman Robin van Persie. The striker began and finished his senior career with Feyenoord in the Netherlands, and also enjoyed spells at Arsenal, Manchester United and Fenerbahçe. Returning Players – Robin van Persie First Spell at Feyenoord Rotterdam-based […] READ MORE



Arsenal Confirm Departure of Mesut Ozil to Fenerbahce

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Mesut Ozil has completed his long-awaited move away from Arsenal, with the Gunners confirming that the midfielder has joined Fenerbahce. While the Turkish club were very open in their pursuit of the former Germany international, posting pictures and updates of the medical and signing process on social media, this is Arsenal’s first real communication related […] READ MORE



Mesut Ozil Arrives in Istanbul to Complete Fenerbahce Move

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After agreeing to terminate his Arsenal contract, Mesut Ozil has arrived in Istanbul to officially complete a move to Turkish side Fenerbahce as a free agent. The German leaves Arsenal having had a mixed spell at the club. When he first arrived, Ozil was arguably one of the best-attacking midfielders in the world- and he […] READ MORE


Mesut Ozil to Agree Contract Termination With Arsenal

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Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil is reportedly set to terminate his contract with the club. According to David Ornstein of the Athletic, the German will terminate his contract by mutual consent before joining Turkish side Fenerbahce as a free agent.  The news will be a relief for Arsenal fans, who have seen the misery of the […] READ MORE


Mesut Ozil Will Join Fenerbahce if Wages Can Be Agreed

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According to Christian Falk, Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil will join Turkish club Fenerbahce if both clubs can agree who pays what of his wages. Ozil is reportedly unwilling to take a wage cut, and, if both clubs cannot agree on a percentage, he will stay at Arsenal until the summer.  The former Real Madrid man […] READ MORE


Mesut Ozil Future to be Finalised Shortly, Agent Confirms

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The agent of Mesut Ozil has announced that the 32-year-olds future should be decided within in the next ten days. Dr Erkut Sogut told ESPN that the out-of-favour Arsenal man can talk to overseas clubs after entering the last six months of his contract. Mesut Ozil Future to be Finalised Shortly, According to Agent Within […] READ MORE



REPORT: Lazio to Sign Fenerbahçe Striker Vedat Muriqi

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Lazio have reportedly acquired striker Vedat Muriqi from Turkish Super Lig club Fenerbahçe. Fabrizio Romano reported the Serie A club had reached a deal with Fenerbahçe to bring in Muriqi. The Kosovo international has been a lethal striker during his time in the Turkish top flight. During the 2019/20 season, he scored 15 goals in […] READ MORE