Manchester City are looking to make a shock £40 million move for Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil, as reported by Spanish outlet fichajes.net.
Ozil has reportedly been targeted by German giants Bayern Munich for a January move, but it now seems as though a Premier League rival are set to put pressure on Arsenal about a possible move.
It would come as something of a surprise if the Premier League champions were to move for Ozil, given that the player has never hit the heights that he has in the past since making the switch to the Emirates Stadium.
Ozil has been roundly criticised since the start of the season for failing to impose himself on matches, and with the World Cup winner out injured until January and Bayern lurking, some feel he might have played his last match for Arsenal.
However, it might now be City where he reemerges, with Pellegrini said to be lining up a £40 million bid for the player.