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Ozil Agrees Deal With Arsenal

posted 2 Sep 2013, 15:21 by Mpelembe Admin   [ updated 2 Sep 2013, 15:21 ]

Arsenal confirm they have signed German midfielder Mesut Ozil from Real Madridin what is a club record fee.

MADRIDSPAIN  (REUTERS) -  Arsenal have signed Germany playmaker Mesut Ozil from Real Madrid, the Premier League club announced on Monday (September 2).

The 24-year-old, who scored 19 goals in 104 La Liga appearances for Madrid after joining from Werder Bremen in 2010, has signed a long-term deal with the London club.

Arsenal said they had paid a club record fee for the player although they did not disclose the cost. Local media said the deal was worth 42.5 million pounds ($66.15 million).

($1 = 0.6425 British pounds)