Several months ago, Ivan Gazidis made it clear that there was a contract renewal waiting for Wenger to sign. The manager wasn’t having any of it, determined to renew in his own good time. That’s if he stays and changes at the top cannot be ruled out.
During the interview, Özil didn’t hide that he wanted to remain at the club but refused to commit himself to signing the deal currently on the table. His future is not dependent upon Arsène staying, but he wants to know what’s going on.
That’s hardly surprising; he signed from Real Madrid where they hire and fire managers irrespective of their performance.
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