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Fenerbahce outcast Ozil ready to become pro gamer

Fenerbahce outcast Mesut Ozil is ready to take up gaming if he's kicked out of the Turkish club.

Ozil is facing an uncertain future at the Turkish club following a fallout with manager Jorge Jesus.

The former Arsenal playmaker has two years left on his contract with Fenerbahce and is not looking to change clubs, according to his agent, Dr Erkut Sogut.

“I think he will not play football in any other club any more," he told The Telegraph. “I can't see that – it will be Fenerbahce and that's it."

However, Sogut says Ozil is already considering his future away from the football pitch, with a move into the world of esports a genuine possibility.

“He will go more into esports, play himself and maybe become an esports athlete," he added.

“He's really good, to be honest, at Fortnite and I think one day I wouldn't be surprised if he is competing. He owns a team – M10 Esports – and he has players. He has a gaming house in Germany. He has football, like Fifa, and Fortnite."

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