What Ajax star Hakim Ziyech has previously said about Arsenal transfer move and Mesut Ozil

Arsenal are one of the clubs in the hotly-contested transfer race for Hakim Ziyech this summer and it appears they could have the edge over their rivals if the winger’s previous comments are anything to go by.

Ziyech has been central to Ajax’s success this term, notching up 19 goals and 16 assists in all competitions, but the 22-year-old will be be playing his football elsewhere next season.

Ajax director of football Marc Overmars put Europe’s elite on red alert last week by confirming that Ziyech has played his last match for the Dutch outfit with the attacker reported to have £25 million release clause in his contract.

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