Ozilâ€™s father and agent, Mustafa, threatened Real with legal action yesterday in the wake of comments Perez reportedly made to Madrid newspaper ABC questioning the 24-year-oldâ€™s professionalism and alleging he was â€śobsessed with womenâ€ť.
ABC has since removed the article from its website and Real issued a statement through German newspaper Bild, which published Mustafaâ€™s stinging criticism of Perez and his club yesterday.
It read: â€śNeither president Florentino Perez, nor any other member of the football club has anything to do with the published information in the Spanish newspaper regarding Mesut Ozil.
â€śThe newspaper has confirmed that nobody within the club contacted them and made a statement about this topic.
â€śReal Madrid regret that the statements, which had nothing to do with the football club, have prompted a reaction from Ozilâ€™s father.
â€śWe again thank Mesut Ozil and wish him all the best for the future.â€ť
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