Mesut Ozil got here throughout the formative years ranks at Schalke and has since performed for Werder Bremen, Real Madrid and Arsenal.
The Germany global is out of contract with the Gunners in the summer season, resulting in hypothesis about his long term.
And Schalke president Clemens Tonnies has admitted he would really like to convey him again “home” to the Veltins Arena.
However, the 61-year-old is unsure the Bundesliga aspect will have the ability to compete for his signature this summer season.
“I still have a great relationship with Mesut,” Tonnies advised German mag Kicker.
“We would indubitably imagine it [a return]. If it suits for each side, it could be great.
“The participant may just say that he returns to his roots, and that he performs soccer in this stadium and for the ones lovers and the area as soon as once more.
“But it is going to in no way occur subsequent season.”
Arsenal are stated to have presented Ozil a £250,000-a-week deal to stick in north London however Arsene Wenger didn’t appear constructive about him signing.
Manchester United and Inter Milan have each been connected with the midfielder and the Gunners boss admitted gives from “top clubs” may just tempt him.
“The quality of the contract has to be good,” Wenger stated following Arsenal’s 2-Zero win in the north London derby.
“I believe they [Ozil and Alexis Sanchez] want to stay but other top clubs are out there, who offer good contracts as well.”