The pair have developed a great relationship during their three years together at Arsenal.
Both would regularly be seen together behind the scenes at the club and were no strangers to a social media post together.
But that bromance would have been under threat with Flamini’s release by the Emirates club in the summer.
He’s been without a club all summer and waited until the transfer window was over to sign a contract with Crystal Palace until the end of this season.
And maybe Ozil had a part to play in Flamini deciding to make that move? The German looked pretty happy with the move on Twitter last night:
— Mesut Özil (@MesutOzil1088) September 8, 2016
Now they’re free to continue being best buddies in the same city.
We’re sure they’ve already marked December 31 and April 8 on their calendars – with Arsenal playing Crystal Palace in the league on both those days.
Just don’t expect them to go into a 50/50 against each other.
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