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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
“That’s what made Per and Koscielny so good. Koscielny was the proactive defender that would attack the opposing attack. Mertesacker would sweep up the back. With Calum Chambers most likely going out on loan, Arsenal have to invest in another option.”
 paininthearsenal.com Yesterday
“Could Arsenal really sign the Dutchman When you also consider the aging Per Mertesacker, who clearly fell out of favour of with Arsene Wenger last season, and it’s not a stretch to imagine that he club are on the lookout for a replacement.”
 Metro 3 days ago
“Arsenal have often been criticised for their slack defending, yet it is usually Per Mertesacker or Gabriel Paulista who come into question as without doubt Koscielny is a class above them both.”
 hitc.com 4 days ago
“In 2014, following the German World Cup, both Mesut Ozil and Per Mertesacker looked sluggish. They looked downright exhausted and Mertesacker even went so far as to say that was a major key to Arsenal’s failings that season.”
 paininthearsenal.com 4 days ago
“So how are Arsenal likely to improve their side ahead of next season? And who will make their starting XI? The midfield is an area of great debate between Gunners fans - how does the team accommodate so many talented players in the middle of the park?”
 Daily Star 4 days ago
“With Arsenal's first-choice centre-back pairing of Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny now both in their thirties, and Gabriel Paulista and Calum Chambers seemingly not fit to cut it at Premier League level, Blind would be a terrific signing who would”
 hitc.com 5 days ago
“Manchester United have stolen a march on Arsenal and Chelsea after tabling a £28m offer Arsene Wenger needs a reliable partner for Laurent Koscielny as neither Per Mertesacker or Gabriel have made the position their own and the Gunners have long”
 Football Talk 5 days ago
“We have to keep a good balance.”
 Ambiente Já 6 days ago
“Arsenal are looking to move quickly this transfer window options after another disappointing defensive showing last season, with vice-captain Per Mertesacker in particular under threat.”
 Soccer Souls 6 days ago
“Arsenal are close to forging a team capable of launching The position most in need of reinforcements is central defence. The ageing Per Mertesacker is a shadow of his former imposing self.”
 GIVEMESPORT 6 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
    Carl Jenkinson Hector Bellerin
    Kieran Gibbs Nacho Monreal
    Calum Chambers Gabriel Paulista
    Per Mertesacker Laurent Koscielny
    Midfielders
    Joel Campbell Theo Walcott
    Alexis Sanchez Wellington Silva
    Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Alex Iwobi
    Serge Gnabry Jon Toral
    Tomas Rosicky Mesut Ozil
    Mikel Arteta Jack Wilshere
    Santi Cazorla Aaron Ramsey
    Isaac Hayden Mathieu Flamini
    Mohamed Elneny Francis Coquelin
    Forwards
    Chuba Akpom Yaya Sanogo
    Danny Welbeck Olivier Giroud