Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho could be targeting a stunning move for Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil.

The 28-year-old midfielder has yet to sign a new contract at the Emirates and, given that his current deal runs out at the end of next season, speculation is building about his future in North London, with it seeming that the Gunners are struggling to offer him a significant pay rise.

Consequently, Mourinho’s United are reportedly keeping tabs on Ozil’s situation at Arsenal, and could launch a sensational move for the playmaker at the end of the season.

Ozil worked with the United manager at Real Madrid between 2010 and 2013, and could look to reunite with his old boss at Old Trafford if he does not want to sign a new deal at Arsenal.

However, Ozil’s situation could attract interest from a host of Premier League teams, with Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City also believed to be eyeing up a potential move.

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