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Mikel Arteta and Jose Mourinho may be on different sides of the fence in north London, but it seems the Arsenal boss and Tottenham manager agree on Mesut OzilThe video will

Jose Mourinho delivered a brutal response to Mesut Ozil this Tuesday, after the Arsenal midfielder said he’d rather retire than play for Tottenham.

“Who told him that Tottenham would be interested in signing him?” asked the Spurs boss, reducing the press conference to silence.

Mourinho isn’t afraid to have a pop at anyone in the footballing world, but this isn’t the first time the Portuguese has had a run-in with Ozil.

Mourinho managed the German at Real Madrid, and the pair had a huge falling out, which ultimately resulted in the duo both leaving the club.

Ozil recalled the argument in his book, revealing the clash stemmed from Mourinho suggesting the midfielder wasn’t working hard enough at Real Madrid.


Ozil’s autobiography reads: “[Mourinho said to me] you think two beautiful passes are enough… you think you’re so good that 50 per cent is enough?

Mesut Ozil looks certain to leave Arsenal this month
Mesut Ozil looks certain to leave Arsenal this month (Image: m10_official/Instagram)

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