Arsenal Sign Midfielder Ozil From Real Madrid

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Reuters
Arsenal have signed Germany playmaker Mesut Ozil from Real Madrid, the Premier League club announced on Monday.

Arsenal have signed Germany playmaker Mesut Ozil from Real Madrid, the Premier League club announced on Monday.

The 24-year-old, who scored 19 goals in 104 La Liga appearances for Madrid after joining from Werder Bremen in 2010, has signed a long-term deal with the London club.

Arsenal said they had paid a club record fee for the player although they did not disclose the cost. Local media said the deal was worth 42.5 million pounds ($66.15 million).