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Profile of the German footballer Per Mertesacker, who currently plays as a defender at Arsenal. The 31-year old player Mertesacker joined Arsenal from and wears the number 4 shirt.

Per Mertesacker
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        (Squad number 4)

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Per Mertesacker Career
2003–2004Hannover 96 II16(1)
2003–2006Hannover 9674(7)
2006–2011Werder Bremen146(12)
2011–Arsenal125(5)

2003Germany U202(0)
2004Germany U213(0)
2004–2014Germany104(4)

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Per Mertesacker : Arsenal News
“Arsenal have finally received some good news as they have welcomed back Hector Bellerin, Per Mertesacker and Olivier Giroud to training ahead of the trip to Basel for their final Champions League group match.”
 sportzwiki.com Today
“Olivier Giroud, Hector Bellerin and Per Mertesacker returned to training ahead So, overall, it's about stability," Wenger said, as quoted on Arsenal's official site.”
 International Business Times Today
“Arsenal fans have had to deal with disappointing news on the injury front lately following Santi Cazorla’s setback, so confirmation that three first-team players are on their way back to fitness was welcomed.”
 Football Fan Cast Today
“Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker has targeted a return to first-team action in January after resuming light training this week.”
 Sports Mole Yesterday
“Mertesacker, who himself has returned to training after his knee injury, has praised Sanchez but admits Arsenal must be careful with him. "One thing he does is that he makes sacrifices for the team, every single second," the German told Sky Sports.”
 Daily Star Yesterday
“Mertesacker is yet to make a single appearance for Arsenal this campaign after picking up a knee injury in pre-season. The 32-year-old has been ruled out since July but was today picture in training at the Gunners' base at London Colney.”
 The Daily Express Yesterday
“Per Mertesacker has returned to first team training for the first time since suffering cruciate knee ligament damage in pre-season.”
 Arseblog News Yesterday
“ARSENE WENGER has been handed a huge title boost after key duo Hector Bellerin and Per Mertesacker returned to training on Monday.”
 www.thesun.co.uk Yesterday
“Arsene Wenger has been boosted by the return of Hector Bellerin, Per Mertesacker and Olivier Giroud to training ahead of Arsenal’s Champions League clash with Basel.”
 Metro Yesterday
“The Arsenal defender is yet to play this season after picking up a knee injury back in July. The World Cup-winning centre-back had to have an operation on the knee.”
 Daily Star Yesterday
Per Mertesacker Career Honours
  • Werder Bremen: Bundesliga Runner-up: 2007–08
  • Werder Bremen: DFB-Pokal: 2008–09; Runner-up: 2009–10
  • Werder Bremen: DFB-Ligapokal: 2006
  • Werder Bremen: UEFA Cup Runner-up: 2008–09
  • Arsenal: FA Cup: 2013–14, 2014-15
  • Arsenal: FA Community Shield: 2015
  • Germany: FIFA World Cup: 2014; Third Place: 2006, 2010
  • Germany: European Championships: Runner-up: 2008
  • Germany: FIFA Confederations Cup: Third Place: 2005

    Source: wikipedia.org

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    Goalkeepers
    Matt Macey Emiliano Martinez
    David Ospina Petr Cech
    Defenders
    Mathieu Debuchy Carl Jenkinson
    Hector Bellerin Kieran Gibbs
    Nacho Monreal Rob Holding
    Per Mertesacker Gabriel Paulista
    Shkodran Mustafi Laurent Koscielny
    Midfielders
    Theo Walcott Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
    Alex Iwobi Mesut Ozil
    Santi Cazorla Granit Xhaka
    Aaron Ramsey Mohamed Elneny
    Francis Coquelin Alexis Sanchez
    Forwards
    Yaya Sanogo Danny Welbeck
    Olivier Giroud Lucas Perez
    Chuba Akpom