Ozil lifts the lid on Madrid exit

Arsenal's record signing Mesut Ozil left Real Madrid in the summer because he didn't feel like Carlo Ancelotti had any confidence in his ability.

Ozil was a surprise £42.5m signing for the Gunners on deadline day.

For me, it's very important to have the manager's confidence. At the end of last season, I was certain about staying with Real Madrid but then everything changed. Thankfully, I found that confidence at Arsenal.

– Arsenal's Mesut Ozil speaking to TF1

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