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Ozil: Spain are Euro 2012 favourites

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2012 by Goal.com430 hits

The Mannschaft playmaker has stated that most people are expecting La Roja to win the tournament, but Joachim Low's side are only focusing on their semi-final against Italy Germany playmaker Mesut Ozil has stated that Spain are the favourites to win Euro 2012, but for now his side are focusing on the semi-final against Italy. Die Mannschaft stormed into the last four, negotiating the 'group ...Full Story »

Germany "need" Schweinsteiger to face Italy: Ozil

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2012 by YAHOO Sport62 hits

Germany star Bastian Schweinsteiger looks set to be given the all-clear for Thursday's Euro 2012 semi-final against Italy with midfield partner Mesut Ozil insisting the Germans "need him". The 27-year-old Schweinsteiger has been struggling to recover from an ankle injury and was below-par in Friday's 4-2 win over Greece, but as the Germans' chief playmaker, he is a key part of their bid to wi...Full Story »

Ozil: I am not at Zidane's level yet

Posted Wednesday, June 06, 2012 by YAHOO Sport88 hits

Mesut Ozil has played down comparisons between former Real Madrid star Zinedine Zidane and himself. The Germany international, who signed for Los Blancos in 2010, has established himself as one of the hottest properties in Europe at the age of 23. His playing style has earned comparisons with Zidane, who featured at the club between 2001 and 2006, but Ozil reckons he still has a long way to go...Full Story »

Mourinho: Ozil will make history at Real

Posted Sunday, May 27, 2012 by ESPN738 hits

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho believes playmaker Mesut Ozil has what it takes to become one of the club's all-time greats. Ozil has been a star for Los Blancos since moving from Werder Bremen in 2010, racking up 17 goals and 48 assists in 105 appearances. Already, the €15million fee Madrid reportedly forked out for his services appear a real bargain and Mourinho believes the Germany ...Full Story »

Ozil: I turned down an offer from Inter in favor of Madrid

Posted Wednesday, March 28, 2012 by YAHOO Sport88 hits

Real Madrid midfielder Mesut Ozil has revealed that he had the chance to join Inter after the 2010 World Cup, but opted to move to the Santiago Bernabeu instead. Now settled in the Spanish capital, he has claimed he would like to stay with Los Blancos until his retirement. Sport-Bild reports that former Inter coach Jose Mourinho first attempted to lure Ozil to Serie A in 2009, but a transfer ne...Full Story »

Real Madrid's Pepe, Ozil, hit by bans

Posted Saturday, March 24, 2012 by YAHOO Sport71 hits

Real Madrid duo Pepe and Mesut Ozil were on Friday hit with two and one match bans respectively for arguing with a referee, raising pressure on the league leaders as Barcelona snap at their heels. The Spanish Football Federation also handed a one-match ban to Real's Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho over the bad-tempered 1-1 draw against Villarreal on Wednesday. Two Real Madrid players got red ca...Full Story »

Getafe vs Real Madrid preview - Ozil leaps to Mourinho defence

Posted Saturday, February 04, 2012 by PA48 hits

Real Madrid playmaker Mesut Ozil has launched a stout defence of coach Jose Mourinho ahead of their Primera Division trip to local rivals Getafe. The Portuguese has been under pressure of late - despite his side holding a seven-point lead over Barcelona at the top of the table. Reports of discontent within the camp have emerged of late, particularly in light of their exit from the Copa del Rey...Full Story »

Ozil: Mourinho like father to me

Posted Tuesday, December 27, 2011 by ESPN242 hits

Mesut Ozil says Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has developed into a father figure for his footballing career. The 23-year-old midfielder was one of the first few signings Mourinho made after he was unveiled as the new Madrid manager in mid-2010. The German international - who was brought over from Werder Bremen following an impressive World Cup in South Africa - has since grown into an inte...Full Story »

Liverpool are watching Mesut Ozil’s after Jose Mourinho gave the midfielder a stark ultimatum

Posted Sunday, December 18, 2011 by hits

Liverpool will monitor Mesut Ozil’s situation at Real Madrid after Jose Mourinho gave the midfielder a stark ultimatum. The inconsistent Germany star has been told by his manager that he will be on his way next summer unless there is a marked improvement. Mourinho was clear after last weekend’s 3-1 El Clasico defeat by Barcelona that he expects more from Ozil. Damien Comolli wil...Full Story »

Ronaldo praises Ozil influence

Posted Wednesday, November 09, 2011 by ESPN316 hits

Real Madrid ace Cristiano Ronaldo believes the presence of Mesut Ozil in the side has made him a better player. Ozil joined Real from Werder Bremen at the start of last season and had a brilliant debut campaign in La Liga, netting ten goals and laying on 26 assists in 53 games. And Ronaldo, who scored 53 goals in all competition last season, insists the signing of Ozil has helped him greatly...Full Story »

Lyonnais vs Real Madrid preview - Ozil issues Lyon warning

Posted Wednesday, November 02, 2011 by PA309 hits

In-form Real Madrid can secure their spot in the next phase of the Champions League when they take on Lyon - but playmaker Mesut Ozil is not expecting it to be easy at Stade Gerland. Madrid are the only side still boasting a 100% record at the midway point of the group stages and their 4-0 mauling of Lyon in the last round of matches left them five points clear of both the French side and Ajax ...Full Story »

Ozil happy in Madrid - German star shuns fresh link with United

Posted Tuesday, June 14, 2011 by skysports.com187 hits

Ozil: Happy at Real Madrid Mesut Ozil insists he has no plans to leave Real Madrid after being linked again with a move to Manchester United. The Real Madrid star shunned a move to England last summer after he impressed hugely at the World Cup finals. But with Madrid busy bolstering their squad this summer, Ozil had been linked with a possible departure from the Santiago Bernaebu. United wer...Full Story »

Azerbaijan 1-3 Germany: Ozil, Gomez and Schurrle ensure seventh straight win in Euro 2012 qualifiers

Posted Wednesday, June 08, 2011 by YAHOO Sport130 hits

Germanycontinued its perfect Euro 2012 qualification record as it secured a 3-1 victory over Azerbaijan in Baku. Goals before halftime from Mesut Ozil and Mario Gomez gave it a seventh consecutive win in the group and left the future of Azerbaijan's German coach Berti Vogts hanging by a thread. Mused Huseynov pulled a consolation goal back in the closing stages before Andre Schurrle's bagged a...Full Story »

Barcelona want to sign Germany star Ozil

Posted Wednesday, June 30, 2010 by The Independent472 hits

Reports suggest Barcelona have stepped up their interest in Werder Bremen playmaker Mesut Ozil and are willing to offer cash plus Alex Hleb to secure the Germany international’s services. The 21-year-old has been outstanding during the World Cup in South Africa, being particularly impressive in the victories against Australia and England. Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola is a big fan of ...Full Story »

Ghana 0-1 Germany: Mesut Oezil Strike Sends Europeans To Second Round

Posted Thursday, June 24, 2010 by Goal.com56 hits

Germany squeaked out a 1-0 victory over Ghana on a gorgeous night in Johannesburg's magnificent Soccer City Stadium. While the weather was a chilly 11 degrees Celsius upon kick-off, the game soon heated up. The European side were aggressive upfront, allowing the Ghanaians to respond with swift counterattacks. Neither side managed to score before the half, but playmaker Mesut Oezil struck on the...Full Story »

Ozil reveals Barca dream

Posted Thursday, October 15, 2009 by PA36 hits

Werder Bremen's sought-after midfielder Mesut Ozil has revealed it would be his dream to one day join Barcelona.The 20-year-old Germany international's comments are likely to draw the attention of the Catalan club with a number of high-profile European teams reportedly interested in securing his services."I have been a fan of Barcelona ever since I was a little boy," he told Bild. "I can't descr...Full Story »

Bremen waiting on Ozil

Posted Thursday, September 17, 2009 by PA15 hits

Werder Bremen coach Thomas Schaaf will wait on the fitness of midfielder Mesut Ozil because of a knee injury before naming his team to face Nacional in the Europa League.The Bundesliga club, last season's beaten UEFA Cup finalists, hope the 20-year-old will be fit for the match and has travelled with the squad to the Portuguese island of Madeira.Ozil was forced to leave training on Tuesday after...Full Story »

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