Despite some fine moments on Tuesday night, Mesut Ozil once again found himself being widely criticised for his role in a dissapointing night for Arsenal, as the Gunners exited the Champions League on away goals against AS Monaco.
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Ozil has been a source for much derision from Arsenal fans since his £42.5m move from Real Madrid in the summer of 2013, while many critics have suggested that he will struggle to ever validate that price.
With that in mind, we’ve put together a team of players who have all moved clubs within the last year, and combined cost LESS that Arsenal’s faltering German midfielder…
GK) Victor Valdes (Manchester United, Free)
The Spaniard might be yet to feature for Manchester United this season, but there aren’t many who could match his list of winners medals.
RB) Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur, £4m)
The promising young defender made an immediate impact this season, starting with a couple of goals, and has continued to impress.
LB) Ashley Cole (Roma, Free)
The former Chelsea and England full-back made the move to Italy last summer, and has done well, likely ensuring another second place finish.