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Departing Arsenal midfielder Ozil 'very excited and happy' to make Fenerbahce move

Departing Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil says he's "very excited" to be joining Fenerbahce.

Ozil jetted to Istanbul on Sunday after he was given permission to sign for the Super Lig club on a free transfer.

Fenerbahce uploaded pictures of the 32-year-old - draped in a club scarf - stepping off a private jet alongside the caption: "Our club is bringing Mesut Ozil to Istanbul to continue the transfer process."

Ozil also showed off a picture inside the plane alongside wife Amine Gulse and their daughter, Eda.

He told NTV: "I am very excited and happy.

"I am a Fenerbahce fan. As a Fenerbahce fan, god made it possible to wear that jersey. I will do my best.

"Tonight I will come to Istanbul with my family. The flight time is not clear. I'll be there tonight."

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