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Mesut Ozil has offered to pay the salary of the man inside Arsenal’s Gunnersaurus outfit to save the ‘famous and loyal’ mascot from extinction.

Jerry Quy, who had a player the role of the loveable furry dinosaur on match days for 27 years, was let go as part of Covid-19 cost-cutting.

But in a new twist, Ozil tweeted that he was happy to pay for Quy to continue in the role after celebrities including Holly Willoughby, Jack Whitehall, and Piers Morgan joined the campaign to save Gunnersaurus.

Mesut Ozil has offered to pay the salary of the man inside the Gunnersaurus costume after Arsenal axed the furry mascot as part of cost-cutting measures
Mesut Ozil has offered to pay the salary of the man inside the Gunnersaurus costume after Arsenal axed the furry mascot as part of cost-cutting measures
Ozil has offered to pay the salary of Jerry Quy for as long as he remains at the club
Ozil has offered to pay the salary of Jerry Quy for as long as he remains at the club
Ozil pictured shaking hands with Gunnersaurus ahead of a match at the Emirates Stadium
Ozil pictured shaking hands with Gunnersaurus ahead of a match at the Emirates Stadium

Arsenal's loveable mascot Gunnersaurus has been sacked after 27 years of service at the club
Arsenal’s loveable mascot Gunnersaurus has been sacked after 27 years of service at the club
Jerry Quy, who has played the role since 1993, has been let go as part of a cost-cutting process
Jerry Quy, who has played the role since 1993, has been let go as part of a cost-cutting process

 

Arsenal fan Piers Morgan responded to the news, tweeting: 'Ozil finally puts a shift in'
Arsenal fan Piers Morgan responded to the news, tweeting: ‘Ozil finally puts a shift in’

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