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Daniel Billinghurst previews the Premiership outright market and thinks Manchester United may struggle to replicate last season’s 2nd place. See all the best Premier League betting here.

German playmaker Mesut Ozil has admitted that he would like the opportunity to join Manchester United or Chelsea.

The 21-year-old playmaker saw his profile soar this summer after a string of impressive performances at the World Cup finals.

His current club, Werder Bremen, accept that they now face a battle to keep the player at the club.

As Ozil has just one year remaining on his current contract, they have accepted that they may need to cash-in now rather than lose him for nothing in 12 months time.

With Ozil having just one year left on his current contract, it is believed that a bid of around £12million could persuade the Bundesliga outfit to sell.

“There are four or five clubs in Europe that you would have to say as a player would be a dream to play for,” the youngster said in the Daily Star Sunday.

“Manchester United and Chelsea are very much two of them.

“When you are looking at moving clubs it’s impossible not to pay attention to the Premier League and even more impossible not to pay attention to Manchester United and Chelsea.”

He added: “I am a winner and, when I am looking for a new club, I simply look at where I can be the most successful and where I can win the most trophies.

“If you look at the recent history of Manchester United and Chelsea then it’s clear that a player can be very successful there.

“Of course clubs like Real Madrid and Barcelona are of huge interest and the Premier League’s top two clubs are of serious interest to me when the time comes.”

While hinting that he could be tempted to move in the near future, Ozil accepts that his future lies in the hands of Bremen.

He said: “I am under contract with Werder for another year and it is impossible for me to say if a deal will be done this summer.

“They may decide that they want to keep me for another season or they may decide to sell me this summer so they can get some money for me. That is up to the club.”

Daniel Billinghurst previews the Premiership outright market and thinks Manchester United may struggle to replicate last season’s 2nd place. See all the best Premier League betting here.

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