LA Galaxy among clubs interested in signing Mesut Ozil in January

Los Angeles Galaxy are among the clubs, who could make an approach to sign Mesut Ozil during the January transfer window. The former Germany international has been deemed to surplus to requirements under current Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta and he was left out of the Premier League and Europa League squads in October.

The north London club will reassess the midfielder’s future at the turn of the year, but it appears that he may make a comeback with his contract expiring at the end of the season. The Gunners have no plans of renewing his current deal, but Ozil has remained adamant that he will honour the remainder of his contract.

According to The Mail, Galaxy are prepared to make Ozil one of their marquee players for next term as they are bracing for the potential departure of Christian Pavon, whose loan stint with Boca Juniors has expired. However, they are only keen on signing him on a free transfer and any deal would depend on the player mutually terminating his contract with the Gunners.

That is something which does not appear like happening and it remains to be seen whether the German’s stance changes at the turn of the year, suppose he continues to be excluded from the first-team plans at Arsenal. The capital outfit have made a poor start to the current campaign and they have accumulated only 13 points from 10 matches.

As a result, they are languishing in the 14th spot on the table and next up, they have a tough game at Tottenham Hotspur, who are top of the league at the moment with 21 points on the board. They are winless in the past two league meetings and won’t have it easy against their north London rivals, who are flourishing in front of goal unlike them.