Manchester United to hold off on January move for Mesut Ozil

Mesut Ozil makes his trademark celebration
Jose Mourinho wants Mesut Ozil at Manchester United. (Reuters)

Jose Mourinho wants to sign Mesut Ozil but Manchester United’s hierarchy prefer to make their move next summer, according to reports.

The Germany international is out of contract next summer and could be signed as a free agent if he does not agree a new deal with Arsenal.

The Daily Telegraph claims Mourinho wants Ozil as his new No.10 at Old Trafford, but the United manager may need to wait until the end of the season.

The report states that United’s preference is to sign the 29-year-old as a free agent, rather than pay a figure in the region… Read the full story

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