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Fenerbahce president Ali Koc: Deal for Arsenal outcast Ozil now closer

Fenerbahce president Ali Koc says they're a step closer to landing Arsenal outcast Mesut Ozil.

Ozil has been tipped to join Fenerbahce, with his brother even posting a picture of their badge on his Instagram story along with a winking face emoji.

And now Fenerbahce's president Ali Koc has talked up a move for the ex-Schalke star.

Speaking after Monday's 3-0 win against BB Erzurumspor, Koc told TRT Spor: "Mesut Özil is still a dream. Not a single person from Fenerbahce has not made a statement.

"There are issues between Mesut and Arsenal. We are closer than before.

"There is nothing finished. It may or may not end. It is in our hands to come out of the news as it is finished.

"The club knows what the coach wants and our transfer policy is guided by that.

"We speak when the signatures are signed. The news comes out until the signatures but we only talk after the signatures."

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