Mesut Özil Rumors: 5 Destinations for the German Wunderkind

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Mesut Özil Rumors: 5 Destinations for the German Wunderkind

Ah, to be young, talented, and near the end of your contract. That's exactly the fantasy (or predicament) that German hot shot Mesut Özil finds himself in this summer. He has been linked with major moves to either England or Spain, and the world's most well-endowed clubs are licking their chops at the prospect of landing the World Cup phenom at a reasonable price of about £20 million. Özil has openly pledged his allegiance to his current Bundesliga outfit, Werder Bremen, and Bremen have backed Özil's loyalty, saying that they'd rather see him leave on a free next summer when his contract expires. However, contract extension talks have stalled and in the whirlwind world of the transfer window, everyone has a price. Here are five possible destinations for the German midfield starlet.

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