German newspaper Die Welt has released an interview them got from Arsenal’s new record signing Mesut Ozil. The German international used the opportunity to have a go at Real Madrid for the way he was treated and also gave the gunners more positive soundbites.
In the said interview, Ozil discussed how talking to Wenger in German ( not English or French but German ) persuaded him to leave Santiago Bernabeu. The 24 year old midfielder said :
In some way, that conversation flicked a switch in me and made me realise what I had lost at Madrid – transparency, trust, respect.
Arsene told me exactly how he saw me, how he wanted to use me, what he expected of me. I had no control over the transfer fee. I would have even joined Arsenal for free.
Ozil is expected to play his first Arsenal game when the gunners travel away to Sunderland next weekend in the 4th game of the EPL season.