Ozil teases Arsenal fans with 'signing' photo

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Amid Goal's report he is set to put pen to paper on a new contract, the Germany international took to social media to drop a big hint to his plans

Mesut Ozil has got Arsenal fans excited on social media after teasing his followers about "signing things" amid news he has agreed a new contract.

Goal reported Wednesday the Germany international had finalised terms on a new long-term deal worth £350,000 a week, bringing months of speculation over his future to an end.

Although the Gunners have yet to announce the news, Ozil has dropped a huge hint over the deal with an image shared on his Twitter account.

The 29-year-old tweeted a photo of him autographing pictures, along with the caption: "Had a busy day signing things."

The post has been welcomed by Arsenal fans, who have already been buoyed by the club-record signing of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on transfer deadline day.

Ozil had been linked with Manchester United, who signed Alexis Sanchez in a swap deal with Henrikh Mkhitaryan this month, and had only six months remaining on his deal.

Arsene Wenger had previously dropped a hint that the former Werder Bremen man was ready to put pen to paper.

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"Our intention is to keep Ozil at the club. Hopefully, we will manage to do that very soon," the Frenchman said last Friday. "The vibe I get from his commitment, focus and desire, he behaves like someone who is ready to commit. After that, contract negotiations are what they are."

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