This whole thing reminds me of Zlatan at United…
When asked about giving the #9 to Lukaku, Zlat just jokingly said he would be upgraded to #10…
I agree that stripping away the # is bad, but I just don’t understand that how they could not settle this internally.
If Ozil insists he has to take #10 be part of the negotiation to sign the extension, either 1/ Wenger/Jack will do it, or 2/ Wenger/Jack refused and start shopping Ozil out.
This should be the least important and last reason why the extension is not signed.
Personally I think all these #10, 300k a week are all fake news.
If he goes to United, can he take the #10 from Zlatan?
If he goes to Real, can he take it from Modric?
Everything is just bull shit, and try to make him look bad.
Ozil, the sure starter for German NT, did not even ask the #10 from Poldi, who was a senior but mainly a sub at the team when they played together after 2010.