We reported last night how a war of words between Mesut Ozil's father Mustafa and agent Francois Gallardo has turned increasingly bitter.
Now Mustafa Ozil has turned his ire towards Real Madrid president Florentino Perez.
Over in Madrid, they appeared to misunderestimate the fallout from selling the German. Star players Sergio Ramos and Cristiano Ronaldo were among players to voice their discontent.
Madrid, either publicly or via the paper regarded as their mouthpiece 'Marca' have released a slew of stories, describing Ozil as motivated by money, unprofessional, and as forcing the sale through himself.
These have clearly upset Ozil and his father, with Mustafa Ozil accusing Florentino Perez of orchestrating the campaign as a PR stunt to lessen the negative reaction to the sale among Madridistas.
Speaking to German newspaper Bild, Ozil senior said:
"If Mesut took the life they are saying now, I wonder why he was always in the starting lineup. Now want to destroy the image of Mesut because the followers and some colleagues are pissed with your sale.
"The fact that someone wins a lot of money does not automatically make a man of honor and Florentino Perez is not a man of honor,
"He wants to turn now to the scapegoat Mesut and show me as a parent ambitious seeking only a money."
He went onto issue another legal threat: "We will legally defend ourselves. The people who know me know how professional I am.”
Madrid have made themselves look a bit of a joke with their bitterness, and even if he is quite blunt to say fans and players are 'pissed' with the sale, it's hard to argue he is not right.
What do you make of all the fallout to the sale?
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