PSG want to end Mesut Ozil's Arsenal adventure claims Spanish report

Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil was a transfer target for Paris Saint-Germain last summer.

According to the Spanish website Elgoldigital, French champions Paris Saint-Germain want to ‘rescue’ Mesut Ozil from his portrayed Premier League nightmare.

The website last month claimed Mikel Arteta wanted out of Arsenal, a rumour which is yet to come to fruition.

Arsene Wenger revealed in November how he managed to pip Laurent Blanc’s men to Ozil’s signature, saying that he had previous contact with the German international since his days at Werder Bremen:

He said: "PSG wanted Ozil but I had an advantage because I’d already had that contact [when Arsenal tried to sign the player from Werder Bremen in 2010],"

"He came to my house and he decided quickly. The first contact [with Ozil] happened at my place, for discretion. He decided in 24 hours."

Despite an impressive start to the season, Arsenal’s £42.4m record signing has struggled for form during 2014, with reports suggesting that Ozil hasn't coped well without a winter break.

Over the past few weeks, the 25-year-old midfielder has appeared to be short on confidence.

A number of events have seemingly caused this, such as his penalty miss against Bayern, his subsequent Premier League matches on the bench, the alleged criticism received on international duty and his recent six-week lay-off with a hamstring injury.

But has his first season in England really been that bad? After all, Ozil has scored four goals and assisted a further eight in 21 Premier League games – contributing to a goal every two games.

The Spanish paper go on to suggest that Paris Saint-Germain will take advantage of Mesut Ozil’s situation, and would be willing to throw in Ezequiel Lavezzi and Javier Pastore as makeweight to broker a deal.

The likelihood of such a deal ever happening is minimal, but when Paris Saint-Germain and their huge financial muscle are involved, then perhaps no deal is ever off the table.

Would a cash plus Pastore and Lavezzi offer tempt Arsene Wenger to sell Mesut Ozil?

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