With the summer transfer window closing, Arsenal have reportedly acquired Mesut Ozil from Real Madrid.
Wayne Veysey of Goal.com has confirmed Ozil's transfer from Real Madrid to Arsenal:
Mesut Ozil is now an Arsenal player. Fee: £40m. Contract: 5 years, £130,000-a-week. Club-record signing & highest (current) earner.— Wayne Veysey (@wayneveysey) September 2, 2013
BBC Sport first reported that Arsenal and Real Madrid agreed on a deal for the 24-year-old player:
Arsenal agree a 50m euros (£42.4m) fee with Real Madrid to sign Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil #afc— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) September 2, 2013
Telegraph Sport supported BBC Sport's original report regarding the Ozil agreement:
Arsenal have since confirmed the deal.