Former Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has reportedly had his contract terminated by Turkish giants Fenerbahce.
Following his termination, he is in talks with rival club Istanbul Basaksehir for a contract with the club.
He joined Fenerbahce on a free transfer following an acrimonious exit from the Gunners in January 2021.
The former Germany international has scored nine goals and given three assists in 37 appearances across competitions in his short stint at the club.
However, according to Turkish online sports platform NTV Spor, the 33-year-old has been released by the Istanbul club
He was deemed surplus to requirements, despite having two years left on his deal after new coach Jorge Jesus took over the reigns.
The playmaker has fallen out of favor at Fenerbahce. He was frozen out of the squad towards the end of the most recent campaign, after a verbal altercation with interim boss Ismail Kartal,
Ozil wanted to end his playing career at his boyhood club Fenerbahce. However, he appears set to join former Tottenham Hotspur winger Nacer Chadli at Başakşehir, who finished fourth in the Turkish Super Lig last term.