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Spanish La Liga giants Barcelona, are ready to capture Mesut Ozil in exchange for Andre Gome, reports the Daily Star.
Ozil who will be out of contract by the next summer is reportedly being monitored by some European heavyweights including Barcelona.
It was reported last week that the player and Alexis Sanchez have finally refused to extend their stay at the club, leaving Arsenal with no choice than to cash in on them
Barca are currently shopping for a worthy replacement for Neymar who joined French side PSG during the summer transfer window as the world’s most expensive player.
Though Mesut Ozil may not be a superb goal machine like Neymar, but his creativity at the middle of the pack will definitely add quality to Barcelona’s squad.
Arsenal will be hoping that the deal goes through so as not to lose the player to other clubs on a free transfer at the end of this current season.
Barca are also interested in their longtime target, Philippe Coutinho.
Liverpool demanded a huge sum of money for the player which Barcelona refused to offer.
Reports have it that Barcelona will renew their interest in the player with an improved offer once the January transfer window opens.
Ozil’s deal is expected to cost Barcelona £20m + Andre Gomes while Coutinho will cost them in excess of £130m
Barcelona look unstoppable in the league as they sit comfortably in the first position, four points ahead of Valencia.