“‘NEW Mesut Ozil” Berkay Ozcan is again on Arsenal’s radar.
The Turkey playmaker, 22, was with Stuttgart when the Gunners checked him out three years ago however has stepped up one other gear since becoming a member of Istanbul Basaksehir from Hamburg.
c admitted three years in the past his dream membership was Arsenal but additionally stated he may not have been prepared for the swap thenCredit score: AFP – Getty
German star Mesut Ozil, who Berkay Ozcan has been in comparison with, has been sidelined by the Gunners after a number of years as considered one of their important malesCredit score: Kevin Quigley-The Day by day Mail
Ozcan admitted in 2017 he needed to hitch the Gunners – however solely when his sport had developed.
The German-born ace stated then: “My agent and I are in talks with Arsenal.
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“They’ve been scouting me for the previous two years, and ship representatives to observe my video games.
“My agent is in direct talks with them. I’m not certain if now could be the suitable time to hitch Arsenal – it could be a bit early for me.
“I need to show myself at Stuttgart and maintain growing first.
“In the end Arsenal is the membership I need to be part of sooner or later, and God keen I’ll obtain my aim.”
Ozcan helped Basaksehir to their first-ever Turkish top-flight title whereas on mortgage final season, reviving comparisons with long-serving Gunner Ozil, 32.
He made the swap completely in the summertime, having solely joined Hamburg in 2019 following three years with Stuttgart.
And he impressed in a 2-1 Champions League dwelling win over Manchester United on November 4.
Oxcan additionally began within the return a fortnight later when Bruno Fernandes’ early double arrange a 4-1 United victory.