Date: 5th July 2019 at 8:08am
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Arsenal’s transfer of Mesut Ozil saw the club blitz their transfer record with their move for the German in 2013.

But six years and three FA Cups later, it seems fans aren’t of the opinion that the switch has represented value for money.

And that may be a kick in the teeth for former Arsenal transfer negotiator Dick Law, who has revealed the ins-and-outs of the deal that landed the World Cup winner at the Emirates Stadium in an interview with Goal.

It tells of how Arsenal ‘fooled’ Spurs into selling Gareth Bale and Real Madrid subsequently allowing Ozil to become a Gunner, however, Arsenal supporters felt they may have been sold a dud – with the German coming in for criticism on Twitter despite signing a new contract worth £350,000 a week in the past 18 months.

Ozil’s arrival heralded Arsenal’s return to winning trophies, with their trio of FA Cup triumphs coming in the first four seasons of the midfielder’s Gunners career.

But with his contribution to the team’s cause in goals and assists waning in recent campaigns, some fans feel their £42.3m man may not have been worth the money: