Ozil has been training with Arsenal during his time away from the game.
The German star announced Mesut Ozil His transfer from Arsenal to Fenerbahce Turkish club, during the current transfer period, and that he will arrive in Istanbul on Monday.
Ozil told the Turkish broadcaster NTV that he is “excited to play for the opposing team in the Turkish Football League, and is ready to play after nearly a year of absence.”
Ozil, 32, has not played since March and was ruled out by Arsenal at the start of this season.
The German player’s name was linked to his move to Fenerbahçe, the second most awarded Turkish club.
Ozil, who has Turkish ancestry, said he was looking forward to partnering with Fenerbahce, who had been encouraging him all his life.
He added: “I am a fan of Fenerbahce, which is why I am happy to come to Turkey with Fenerbahce, and I am very excited. God has given me a chance to wear this shirt.”
He continued: “Of course I miss playing, and I have not played a match for a long time, but I am in good physical condition, and I have no problems.”
Ozil revealed that he had been training with Arsenal while he was away from playing.
Ozil moved to Arsenal in 2013 in a club record at the time for 42 million pounds ($ 57 million) from Real Madrid.
The German player left an imprint with former coach Arsene Wenger, as he led Arsenal to end his absence from titles when he won the FA Cup in his first season.
But Ozil shied away from coaches Unai Emery, and Mikel Arteta, who said the player was excluded from the squad for reasons related to football.