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Tottenham manager José Mourinho struck back at Mesut Ozil after the Arsenal playmaker fired a farewell shot at Spurs as their exit nears.
OzilThe 32-year-old has become a divisive figure during the latter stages of his tenure in the Emirates.
Although Mikel Arteta’s team recently struggled for creativity, Ozil did not return from the cold.
With only six months remaining on your current contract, Ozil is expected to depart in the January transfer window.
Fenerbahce is the current leaderAlthough MLS’s DC United is also in the mix.
Ozil has become more vocal on social media in recent years and recently hosted a question and answer session for his followers.
When asked if he would rather play for Tottenham or hang up his boots, the Quick Quote by saying, “Easy question. Backing out! “
As expected, that jab didn’t go well Mourinho.
Speaking ahead of his Wednesday night clash with Fulham, the Portuguese replied: “Who told you Tottenham would be interested in signing him?”
The pair have endured a strained relationship at times, and Ozil previously detailed an incident in his autobiography at Real Madrid in which Mourinho questioned the star’s commitment and effort levels.
Mourinho’s interest in Brazilian transfer confirmed
Meanwhile, a Brazilian soccer expert has confirmed that Spurs coach José Mourinho has a keen interest in Eder Militao.
Corriere dello Sport He reported on Tuesday that Mourinho had asked Daniel Levy for only one signing in January and that he was central Militao.
The Brazilian defender does not have playing time at the Bernabéu. He is behind Raphael Varane, Sergio Ramos and Nacho in the hierarchical order.
The player moved to the Bernabéu for a fee of 50 million euros in the summer of 2019. However, he has failed to establish himself with Zinedine Zidane and has only played two games in LaLiga this season.
And now it seems that the talk may well have substance with Sky Sports’ South American soccer expert Tim Vickery confirms that Mourinho is interested in the 22-year-old.
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