I think you’re right, the 350k a week has a tendency to make people a little more loyal, especially when no better offers are coming up.
But considering Ozil was already on around 150k and we have sold Walcott and Giroud who’s wages would easily make up the difference, it seems a pretty good deal.
I’ve always said that one world class player is worth more than two or three good players.
So having just Ozil is better than having Giroud and Walcott.
Just like having a player like RVP was better than having several dross players like Sanogo, Bendtner, Gervinho and Park who’s combined wages were about 250k a week.
Also, losing Ozil would have meant we would have had no world class players, and trying to attract any more here would have been very difficult.