Mesut Özil put aside speculation regarding his future to congratulate Wayne Rooney.

Mesut Özil congratulated Wayne Rooney who has begun a new chapter in his career. On the official Twitter account of Özil, he congratulated Wayne and expressed that he will be missed. The Gunners midfielder titled Wayne Rooney as the best in English football history.

Mesut Özil congratulated Wayne Rooney
Mesut Özil congratulated Wayne Rooney

Özil praised Wayne while saying, “Congrats on your incredible football career Wayne Rooney. You will always be remembered as one of the best in English football history. Good luck with your new chapter.”

The news was confirmed on Friday afternoon about Rooney been specified as the new Derby County manager. Being in this position Rooney marked his first venture into management which means he’s also officially retired as a player.

Although they both were rivals on the pitch from when Özil arrived at the Emirates Stadium in the summer of the year 2013 to when Wayne left United 4 years later. Being rivals never affects the mutual respect between the pair.

The respect between them is measured as Mesut described Wayne as one of the best in English football history. And he wholeheartedly congratulated Mr. Wayne on his new beginning and a new step to the new Derby boss.

Also Read: Mesut Özil wants to play in Turkey and the USA before he retires: He said.

The new of Özil has been out of favor at Arsenal this season came hours after Mesut Congratulated Wayne Rooney.

After Özil congratulated Wayne Rooney, a major development regarding Özil’s future came to light. And now it is revealed that the Arsenal midfielder has been out of favor at Arsenal this season. Mesut Özil was not even named by Mikel Arteta, the manager, in the Premier League or Europa League squads. This means Mikel has shown least to no interest in reappointing Özil to the first-team fold despite the Gunners struggling for a creative influence in midfield.

The Arsenal midfielder and Gunners have approached an agreement in principle to end his reported €350,000-a-week contract with prompt effect. Due to which Özil will become a free agent after seven and a half years at Arsenal.

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