Sanchez And Ozil’s Contract Talks Set To Start – Wenger

Sanchez And Ozil’s Contract Talks Set To Start – Wenger


A Mesut-Ozil-2252285Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said talks are to begin over tying Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez to new contracts.

Ozil and Sanchez are both contracted to Arsenal for another two years, but Wenger is keen to prolong their stays.

Germany international Ozil signed for the Gunners for a club-record £42.5 million from Real Madrid in 2013, while Chile international Sanchez joined from Barcelona for around £35m in 2014.

Wenger said ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League match at Paris Saint-Germain: “Ozil and Sanchez, we will start to talk for their extensions.”

Earlier this month it was reported that Ozil could be handed a deal in the region of £200,000 a week, while Sanchez’s terms could include a fixed-price release clause.

Last season, Ozil scored six Premier League goals and assisted 19 — the highest in the division in 2015-16 — while Sanchez netted 13 times and layed on four.