Arsenal star Mesut Ozil has refuted claims that he plans to leave the club if  Arsene Wenger remains as manager next season.

Ozil who has been in stellar form for Arsenal this season, contributing 18 assists and five goals in 28 Premier League appearances said he has no plans of leaving.

Arsenal are 11 points adrift of leaders Leicester City in the Premier League title race, while they are also out of the Champions League and FA Cup.

“Have seen the media reports today. Arsene Wenger was a big reason for me joining Arsenal – this hasn’t changed! #Respect #AFC,” he posted on Twitter.