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Mesut Ozil ‘received £8m loyalty bonus from Arsenal’ despite not playing a game in SEVEN months 

Mesut Ozil ‘received £8m loyalty bonus from Arsenal at the end of September’… despite having not played a game for the Gunners in more than SEVEN months

  • Mesut Ozil has not played a game for Arsenal in seven months, since March 7
  • The German playmaker is the club’s highest earner on £350,000 a week 
  • But as a result of his contract signed in January 2018, he has picked up a bonus
  • The reported sum of £8m comes as the Gunners look to rip up his current deal  

Mesut Ozil reportedly received a staggering £8million loyalty bonus from Arsenal at the end of last month despite his continued exile from the first-team. 

The German playmaker is the club’s highest earner, on £350,000 a week, but has not featured for Mikel Arteta’s side since March 7, pre-lockdown. 

In fact, Ozil has not even been named in a matchday squad yet this season but as a result of his new contract signed in January 2018, he received a sum of £8m in September in the form of a loyalty bonus, according to The Athletic

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