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Arsenal Star Reveals Interest From Jose Mourinho Amid Intense Future Speculation

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Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has revealed that Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho was ‘astonished’ by his decision to join the North London from Real Madrid.

The German playmaker who has been in the news of recent due his refusal to renew his deal at the Emirates, has now come out to admit that Mourinho who once coached him at the Santiago Bernabeu, was interested him after his move to the Emirates.

Ozil penned in his book, titled Gunning for Greatness: ‘I sensed that this man [Arsene Wenger], who I’d never met personally, had a very high opinion of me and trusted me. Exactly what I needed at this difficult time,’ Ozil wrote in his forthcoming autobiography.

‘Of course, I’d hoped that Florentino Perez would back down and not punish me for the argument between him and my father. That he’d approach me again. But he didn’t. The relationship had cooled.

‘I contacted another club because it seemed to be the only possible way out. Time was flying. There were thousands of things to sort out if I were to actually move to London. Was I sure that’s what I wanted? That this was what would make me happy?

‘Jose Mourinho was astonished [by the move]. “You didn’t say anything to me. I thought you wanted to finish your career at Real Madrid,” he texted me.’

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