Mesut Ozil reveals Arsenal teammates have asked him about Jurgen Klopp

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Jurgen Klopp is now without a club following his departure from Borussia Dortmund.

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil has revealed to reporters of German paper Bild that some of his teammates in North London have begun to ask questions over available boss Jurgen Klopp.

The German coach is one of the most popular figures in football and his success at Borussia Dortmund was widely lauded by a number of leading figures across Europe.

Following two Bundesliga titles and two German Cup successes, Klopp decided to call time on his seven-year stint at the Westfalenstadion this summer, prompting plenty of speculation over his future.

As per the Daily Star, Premier League trio Liverpool, Manchester City and Arsenal have been linked and German international Mesut Ozil reveals his compatriot has been a hot topic among the playing staff at the Emirates.

"[Klopp] is a much-discussed person. Not only in the newspapers, but also among the players," Ozil revealed. "Some of my colleagues asked me what Klopp is like as coach and man.”

"I’ve never had him as a coach, but his success speaks for itself. Klopp has a great personality. I like the way he approaches things. He seems very relaxed, but he remains a great professional."

Jurgen Klopp the ideal man to replace Arsene Wenger?

Arsene Wenger has been at Arsenal for a huge amount of time and his vast success at the club is simply unparalleled by his predecessors.

However, the 65-year-old isn’t getting any younger and the Gunners have gone 11 years now since winning the Premier League title, a remarkable run given their status as a leading club.

When Wenger decides to walk away from the Emirates, the club needs to make sure their number one replacement is available and, in Klopp’s situation, this may only last until next summer (at the latest).

The following season may have a big say in Wenger’s future at the club, perhaps depending entirely on their league campaign and how close they can get to next season’s favourites Chelsea.

Klopp’s principles as a manager are similar to the Frenchman, where a focus on sharp, snappy and direct passing is worked on to great lengths and youth recruitment is held in high regard.

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