Arsenal Fan Cries About Mesut Ozil’s Impending Departure Live On Radio
An Arsenal fan broke down in tears during a national radio call-in when discussing the departure of Mesut Ozil and the 'unfair' treatment the German playmaker has received.
The 32-year-old Ozil is expected to join Fenerbahce this month, according to BeIN Sports Turkey, with Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta admitting the future of the player will be resolved within the next "few days".
But one Arsenal fan has branded Arteta - and his predecessor Unai Emery - "useless managers" for their treatment of Ozil, as the supporter struggled to contain his emotions live on air.
"It's stupid, but I'm passionate about football and good footballers as well," said Yas on talkSPORT's Drivetime show.
"I've been following Ozil since he was playing for Werder Bremen and then he transferred to Real Madrid. Since then, I have probably watched every game of Real Madrid and every game of Arsenal since he played.
"He's an emotional guy; I'm Turkish, he is Turkish, I know how we are different guys but he is always painted wrong by the guys in the media.
"I played semi-pro football back in Cyprus and I know we can be very emotional, but we are passionate... We let our heads down and we walk off to the tunnel and we don't want to see anyone until the next game.
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"People don't understand this kind of thing and when people call him lazy I am frustrated.
"Unai and Mikel are two of the most USELESS managers Arsenal have ever had and I tell you what, I make a prediction as well that Arteta will be going.
"He will be going very soon!"
The handling of Ozil has certainly divided Arsenal supporters. The World Cup winner has shown moments of playmaking genius since his move from Real Madrid for a then Arsenal transfer record of £42.5 million.
However he frustrated some with his tendency to drift out of games and this season, Arteta chose to leave the midfielder out of the Gunners' Premier League and Europa League squads. It was a clear sign that his Arsenal career was over.
"If you are a football lover, you love the guy. Impossible not to love the guy!" added Yas on how Arsenal's No 10 will be thought of at the club.
Is Arteta making a mistake in letting Ozil walk away from north London? Or has Ozil's time at Arsenal come to an end? Let us know in the comments.
All imagery: PA Images/talkSPORT
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