Arsenal news: Mesut Ozil’s agent explains pay cut decision, Djed Spence transfer update

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Former Arsenal Mesut Ozil refused to take a cut during the Covid-19 pandemic. Gabriel Martinelli, a Brazilian bench coach, made a difference at the Emirates Stadium.

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Arsenal star Gabriel Martinelli discusses club form

Mesut Ozil’s exit from Arsenal was not a pleasant experience. His agent has since spoken out to explain why his client didn’t accept a pay cut.

Gabriel Martinelli, who joined the Gunners in 2012, has been steadily improving and earned his first call-up to the senior Brazil team during the international break. He was fully deserved for his selection and Tite, the national manager, rewarded him by playing a role in one of the goals against Bolivia during Tuesday’s 4-0 win.

Djed Spence is a Nottingham Forest fullback and has provided an update to Arsenal about his next move.

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Ozil’s Pay Cut – Explained

Arsenal fans loved Mesut Ozil when he arrived in 2013 from Real Madrid at the close of that summer’s transfer window.

The German playmaker was subsequently expelled by Mikel Arteta, and his relationship with fans had deteriorated dramatically. Ozil refused to accept a pay cut in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. This was part of the reason why fans became angry. A majority of the players agreed to a 12.5 percent reduction.

Ozil’s agent clarified that his client wanted to keep the same wage.

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Martinelli’s international roles

Gabriel Martinelli was a star on the football scene after he joined Arsenal. He impressed immediately in 2019.

The Brazilian forward is now a full member of the first-team at just 20 years old. He was called up to the team during the recent international break and made his debut against Chile from the bench last week. On Tuesday, he did the same against Bolivia. In his third international appearance, the forward played an important role in the team’s third goal.

Martinelli’s involvement at club and international levels has shown why he deserves such high regard.

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Spence’s Transfer Update

Djed Spence is one of the brightest prospects and was a key part in Nottingham Forest’s FA Cup run.

The England right back is currently being loaned from Middlesbrough. However, he is not likely to return to his parent club because he’s so in high demand. Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal have all shown interest in acquiring the 21-year-old for around £20million this summer and Spence has given an update on where his next move could be.

On Tuesday night, the on-loan star made his debut for England Under-21 and stated that it was his ambition to play at the highest level.

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