This could all be wrapped up in the next 24 hours as Mesut Ozil has just been interviewed on Turkish TV admitting he’s on his way to Istanbul.
football.london understands Ozil has said goodbye to his now former teammates at London Colney and is scheduled for a medical later tonight.
Speaking on NTV, Ozil said: “I am coming tonight with my family to Istanbul.
“Thank God who gave me the opportunity to represent this club. I will wear the shirt with pride.”
Earlier today Ozil tweeted the below, indicating the number he’ll be wearing for his new team.