Manchester United should sign Mesut Ozil, claims Paul Scholes

first_img Metro Sport ReporterThursday 24 Oct 2019 8:30 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link3.6kShares Mesut Ozil is not wanted by Unai Emery (Picture: Getty)Manchester United legend Paul Scholes believes his former club should make a move for Arsenal outcast Mesut Ozil.The German has made just two appearances for Arsenal so far this term and has been left out of the Gunners’ last five matchday squads by Mesut Ozil.The playmaker signed a new long-term deal worth around £350,000-a-week just four months before Emery arrived at the club and the Spaniard wants to sell the midfielder to raise funds.United beat Partizan Belgrade in Serbia on Thursday but Anthony Martial’s strike from the penalty spot was the side’s only shot on target.ADVERTISEMENT Manchester United should sign Mesut Ozil, claims Paul Scholes Scholes believes the German could add something different at Old Trafford (Picture: Getty)Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is keen on adding creativity to his midfield and Scholes thinks Ozil could be the answer.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘Man Utd could do with someone like Ozil who can link a team together,’ Scholes told BT Sport.‘[He is] a player who can link teams together. He has got great quality, he’s shown that in his career.‘He could be an answer short-term, I don’t know. I think that would be up to him, ultimately.‘I can’t [see it happening], but he’s the type of player, short-term, who United could do with.’More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errorsJose Mourinho was keen on signing Ozil in 2018 but the playmaker was intent on staying at Arsenal.He recently reiterated his desire to stay at the Emirates but Emery shows no signs of reversing his treatment of the former Real Madrid man.MORE: Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino eyeing Max Aarons, Nathan Ferguson and Bruno Fernandes in January spending spree Advertisement Advertisement Commentlast_img read more