Arsenal star Mesut Ozil has been making the most of the summer break away from football, taking the opportunity to jet off with his Miss Turkey fiancee Amine Gulse.
Ozil has headed off to warmer climates in order to unwind ahead of another busy season.
The German playmaker uploaded a snap to his official Instagram account showing himself and Gulse in high spirits, preparing to head off for a summer trip.
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Mesut Ozil has been making the most of the summer break with Miss Turkey Amine Gulse
The Arsenal star has headed off to warmer climates before the pre-season campaign begins
Manchester United defender Chris Smalling has taken to the Seychelles islands to unwind
Ozil was reported to have got engaged to Gulse – a former Miss Turkey 2014 winner – at the tail-end of last year.
The 28-year-old is still yet to offer clarity regarding his future, with Arsenal still hopeful he will put pen to paper on a new deal at the Emirates.
Ozil is just one of hundreds of footballers heading off on a rare break before the Premier League begins to dominates lives once again.
Manchester United ace Chris Smalling has also been making the most of his time off by heading to the picturesque Seychelles islands with his newly-wedded wife Sam.
Smalling has been spending his days relaxing and cycling around the picturesque islands
The defender uploaded the video for his 2million online followers to see
The couple have been keeping followers updated via Instagram, posting various enviable snaps and videos of the exotic location.
Smalling treated his 2million followers to a series of short videos – one of himself cycling around the idyllic La Digue island while another, posted on Monday, showed the centre-back driving around Praslin Island.
Meanwhile Liverpool new boy Mohamed Salah has been watching the sun set on the Greek island of Mykonos.
The dynamic winger has been re-fuelling his body and mind ahead of a return to the Premier League and a waiting challenge to prove the critics wrong.
Liverpool new boy Mo Salah has been kicking back and watching the sun set in Mykonos
Marcus Rashford has been putting his peers to shame by hitting the gym hard every day
Someone who could join Salah at Liverpool next season is Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, and the Arsenal man has been making the most of his break with a trip to California.
The midfielder is travelling with his girlfriend, Little Mix star Perrie Edwards, ahead of his return to England and crunch future discussions with the Gunners.
Arsenal are hopeful of retaining the services of the 23-year-old, but may be forced to sell in order to keep the club wage structure in balance.
Setting the shining example however has been United youngster Marcus Rashford who, while his peers have been sunning themselves in exotic locations, has been putting in the hard graft in the gym.
Rashford has been making the most of the state-of-the-art facilities of his sponsors Nike in Portland, USA.
Nike’s master velocity trainer Jamie Reynolds uploaded a snap showing Rashford undertaking a gruelling work-out with kettle bells.
Rashford and the Red Devils will officially kick-off their pre-season tour of the States by facing LA Galaxy on July 15.