Mesut Ozil wants Arsenal’s No.10 shirt next season after Jack Wilshere exit

first_imgOzil has worn the 11 shirt since joining the Gunners from Real Madrid in 2013.Many fans would likely question of the midfielder deserves to wear the same number worn by a host of top Gunners stars, including legend Dennis Bergkamp.Ozil gets constant stick from Arsenal supporters, and even some former players, over his attitude on the pitch and is often accused of going missing against top teams.But after committing his future to the north London club in February, signing a new bumper contract until 2021, it seems likely the now-vacant jersey will go his way. 2 According to the Daily Mail, the Germany playmaker wants to swap from his current No.11 for ‘for advertising purposes’.Ozil has a lucrative boot deal with Adidas, and the German sportwear giant apparently view the No.10 shirt as the most marketable a player can wear.The 29-year-old already wears No.10 – traditionally worn by playmakers and attacking midfielders – for his country and he apparently keen to wear the same for his club. Mesut Ozil wants to improve his brand by wearing Arsenal’s No.10 shirt center_img 2 Mesut Ozil will ask Arsenal for their famous Number 10 shirt next season after Jack Wilshere’s departure, reports claim.last_img read more