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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
“For much of the first decade of Wenger’s tenure at Arsenal the pair were at each other’s throats as the Gunners emerged as the most serious challengers to the dominance of Ferguson’s Manchester United in the English game.”
 London Evening Standard Yesterday
“Napoli have turned down an Arsenal bid in excess of £30 million for defender is most certainly a priority for Arsenal after somewhat mixed performances from Per Mertesacker and Gabriel last season.”
 MSN 2 days ago
“After Alexis Sanchez and Aaron Ramsey changed numbers for next season, and Granit Xhaka handed the number 16 for his debut campaign with the club, Per Mertesacker has become the latest Arsenal player to switch numerals.”
 Arseblog News 2 days ago
“Arsene Wenger could offer the centre-back Champions League football at Arsenal next season. He's understood to be on the lookout for a new rock in the centre of defence as he plans for the upcoming campaign.”
 Daily Star 2 days ago
“Carlo Ancelotti has offered a stinging rebuke of the American ownership of Arsenal and Manchester United, suggesting their distance from their clubs leaves them desensitised to the passionate fanbase of the two clubs.”
 London Evening Standard 2 days ago
“Arsenal are likely to make further additions before the summer transfer window closes Arsene Wenger has made Granit Xhaka his first signing of the summer but is determined to further add to his squad.”
 Mirror 3 days ago
“We are anticipating Arsenal to have a busy-ish transfer window as a worthy option to play back-up to both Monreal and Bellerin.”
 Just Arsenal News 3 days ago
“Per Mertesacker and Gabriel Paulista both struggled to hold down first-team spots last season and Wenger admitted after the side’s campaign that the Gunners need to toughen up in defence.”
 Metro 3 days ago
“Manchester United have stolen a march on rivals Arsenal and Chelsea after lodging an enquiry expected to sign another central defender over the coming weeks as neither Per Mertesacker or Gabriel have proven to be a reliable partner for Laurent”
 Football Talk 3 days ago
“Napoli's French defender Kalidou Koulibaly (R) fights for the ball with Frosinone's forward from Italy Daniel Ciofani during the Italian Serie A football match SSC Napoli vs Frosinone Calcio at the San Paolo stadium in NaplesGetty Arsenal have stepped up”
 International Business Times 3 days ago
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 David Ospina
    Petr Cech
    Defenders
    Carl Jenkinson Hector Bellerin
    Kieran Gibbs Nacho Monreal
    Calum Chambers Gabriel Paulista
    Per Mertesacker Laurent Koscielny
    Midfielders
    Joel Campbell Theo Walcott
    Alexis Sanchez Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
    Alex Iwobi Serge Gnabry
    Tomas Rosicky Mesut Ozil
    Mikel Arteta Santi Cazorla
    Jack Wilshere Aaron Ramsey
    Mathieu Flamini Mohamed Elneny
    Francis Coquelin
    Forwards
    Danny Welbeck Olivier Giroud