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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 long had a poor record with fitness, with the north Londoners seemingly beset with an injury crisis almost every season.”
 Metro 2 days ago
“Shkodran Mustafi has quickly formed a formidable partnership with Laurent Koscielny. His superior pace to Per Mertesacker is key to Arsenal’s defensive success. Arsene Wenger has often wanted to play a high pressing tactic in recent seasons.”
 paininthearsenal.com 2 days ago
“Former Liverpool star Jamie Redknapp has said that Arsenal have finally found an answer to their problems at the back and now have a solid centre-back partnership.”
 Yahoo Sports 2 days ago
“The choice of destination for the captains armband may have been derided by some fans, but Per Mertesacker will give his all to the club in his new role – whether it is on or off the pitch.”
 thehotstepanovs.com 2 days ago
“Does Per Mertesacker have the pace? Is Gabriel intelligent enough? Do Calum Chambers and Rob Holding have the maturity and experience required? When it comes to who should partner Laurent Koscielny at the back for Arsenal, it’s a case of questions”
 Metro 3 days ago
“Former Chelsea stalwart Petr Cech starts in goals for the Gunners while Laurent Koscielny captains the side once more in the absence of Per Mertesacker, as Shkodran Mustafi starts in the centre of Arsenal's defence.”
 larampadinapoli.com 3 days ago
“Per Mertesacker has urged his Arsenal teammates to respect how dangerous Chelsea can be. The injured skipper spoke ahead of the Blues’ trip the Emirates, echoing Arsene Wenger’s point that we need to keep all 11 players on the pitch this time.”
 dailycannon.com 4 days ago
“Hiddink was in charge by the time the pair met again at Arsenal - where Per Mertesacker saw red in a 1-0 loss.”
 Eat Sleep Sport 4 days ago
“Wenger also felt that the outcome of his team’s two defeats last season were ultimately decided by how Gabriel and Per Mertesacker were sent off after first-half clashes with the 27-year-old.”
 TEAMtalk 4 days ago
“Earlier in that game, he had burst on to Cesc Fàbregas’s pass to outstrip Per Mertesacker, who could only bring him The card was later rescinded. Arsenal would finish with nine men, after Santi Cazorla’s dismissal. Chelsea won 2-0.”
 hitc.com 4 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 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