Anwar El Ghazi is set to become the newest addition to the Mainz 05 squad. The Dutch winger’s transfer to Mainz has been finalized, with medical tests scheduled for today, sealing a deal that is already making waves in the football community.
El Ghazi’s transfer comes as a surprise to many, as he had been an integral part of Aston Villa’s squad in the Premier League. However, the opportunity to join Mainz on a free transfer proved to be great for him. His contract with Aston Villa had reached its conclusion, making him a free agent and allowing Mainz to secure his services without any transfer fee.
The contract between Anwar El Ghazi and Mainz is reported to be valid until June 2024, offering the club an injection of attacking for the upcoming season. Furthermore, an option to extend the contract until 2025 has also been included, showing Mainz’s commitment to the player’s long-term future at the club.