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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
“I suggested a while ago that Arsenal needed to start the Brazilian centre back or if the ill advised sliding tackle and subsequent red card for Per Mertesacker against Chelsea last month was the cause, but the German has lost his place to Gabriel”
 Just Arsenal News 2 days ago
“Bellerin among the best: Joel Campbell gave his backing to his team-mate Hector Bellerin can go on to become one of the best right-backs in the world, according to his Arsenal team-mate Joel Campbell.”
 London Evening Standard 2 days ago
“Arsenal take on Leicester City in Sunday’s crunch clash at The Emirates as the Gunners look to reignite their Premier League title bid by beating the high-flying Foxes.”
 The Sport Review 2 days ago
“Recent weeks have seen Gabriel seemingly usurp Per Mertesacker for a starting role alongside Koscielny, but Wenger has not dropped the Frenchman in a league match since March of last year.”
 London Evening Standard 2 days ago
“Jamie Redknapp believes that Arsene Wenger has a big decision to make about whether to start Per Mertesacker in Arsenal’s Premier League showdown with Leicester City on Sunday.”
 The Sport Review 3 days ago
“Jamie Vardy says he still won't consider Leicester genuine title contenders if they come away with at least a point against Arsenal on Sunday.”
 London Evening Standard 3 days ago
“Arsenal will find it "incredibly difficult" to stop Leicester when the two sides meet at the Emirates Stadium this Sunday, according to Mesut Ozil.”
 London Evening Standard 3 days ago
“Again, this could have been a tactical choice to ensure Mertesacker was not torn apart by former Arsenal youngster Benik Afobe, who himself possesses considerable pace and strength, but if the Costa tackle has meant Mertesacker isn’t chosen against pacey”
 VAVEL 3 days ago
“Laurent Koscielny has hailed the displays of Arsenal centre-back partner Gabriel as the Brazilian the back by Gabriel for the last three games in all competitions, with Per Mertesacker only making the bench fo the last two having been banned for”
 London24 3 days ago
“Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has questioned whether the current squad has the bottle to go on and snatch the Premier League title from under the nose of league-leaders Leicester.”
 London Evening Standard 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 David Ospina
    Petr Cech
    Defenders
    Hector Bellerin Kieran Gibbs
    Nacho Monreal Calum Chambers
    Gabriel Paulista Per Mertesacker
    Laurent Koscielny
    Midfielders
    Theo Walcott Joel Campbell
    Alexis Sanchez Alex Iwobi
    Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain 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