Shockwaves have hit the Real Madrid fans, and fans of football in general over the last few days, as Mesut Özil really did join Arsenal – most can’t believe Madrid even considered a sale.
BBC Sport reported on Wednesday Germany National Coach Joachim Low described Real Madrid’s decision to sell the midfielder as “incomprehensible”. It’s baffling, and Arsene and many Arsenal fans will be wearing a big grin right now, and also be crossing everything that their new gem comes through the International fixtures unscathed. In celebration why not play some Casino Games over at Castle Jackpot. Arsene will certainly be counting his cash after shelling out £42.4million on Mesut, but he’ll be happy to learn that this purchase only made a minor dent in his war-chest.
(See infographic at head of article) Impressive stats ey? Özil also boasts the most assists domestic assists in Europe since his arrival with 47, tied with Lionel Messi and 9 ahead of Franck Ribery, not bad players to be competing with is it? During his 3 years at Real Madrid these are his goal and assist records: Liga (19 goals 47 assists), Champions League (4 goals 14 assists), Cup (3 goals 9 assists), Supercup (1 goal 1 assist). Mesut Özil played 159 games, scored 27 goals and made 71 assists for Real Madrid. The most telling stat of all? At £42.4million he becomes the 2nd most expensive transfer into the Premier League, Arsenal’s most expensive and Real Madrid’s most expensive sale.