Mesut Ozil has revealed that Arsenal have been his first choice when leaving Real Madrid.
German midfielder spoke about his transfer to Arsenal, where this has been his first choice because he wanted to be part of a great club where lot of legends played for this club like Henry, Pires and Bergkam.
“I spoke with Wenger and he wanted me in Arsenal. I said “if I have the opportunity to change club, you will be my first choice,” said Ozil to Arsenal’s YouTube channel
“So we talked and I decided to come. I remember [Thierry] Henry, Dennis Bergkamp, Robert Pires, such great players – and I wanted to be part of them. ”
“My first year and second year we won the FA Cup. I am really glad to play for such a great club like Arsenal, “concluded the German midfielder.