The Turkish-German footballer’s recent move to a Turkish club may have made Ozil happy, but Germany is still not ready to let go.
The German has not played for Mikel Arteta's side since March last year and has just six months left on his contract at the Emirates.
Trabzonspor's defeat to Konyaspor left Basaksehir four points clear with a match to play, becoming the sixth club to clinch the title.
Authorities have imposed a series of measures as games resume including taking the temperature of every individual entering the stadium, substitute players divided between the bench and empty stands, and regularly disinfecting footballs.
Lions beat Yellow Canaries first time at away game since 1999 in an eventful derby in Turkish Super Lig.
Fenerbahce announces that Phillip Cocu was dismissed after Sunday's defeat against Ankaragucu.
Led by French guard Fabien Causeur and 19-year-old Slovenian Luka Doncic, Real forced defending champions Fenerbahce into submission thanks to iron-clad defending.
The victory sealed a triumphant return to the club for veteran coach Fatih Terim, who took the reins for the fourth time last December.
Turkey's football teams Galatasaray, Fenerbahce, and Basaksehir are in the running for the league title, with final matches on Friday and Saturday.
Turkish champions Besiktas failed to turn up on Thursday for the replay of their Cup semi-final against Fenerbahce which was abandoned last month due to crowd violence.
Senol Gunes received five stitches to his head after being hit by a projectile during the match, the second leg of a Turkish Cup semi-final tie between arch rivals Fenerbahce and Besiktas.
Despite a 72-65 loss to Reyer Venezia on Wednesday, the final's first leg performance at home proves enough for Galatasaray to win the title on aggregate.
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