- Current club: Arsenal Under-23s and Academy
- Date of Birth: 29 September 1984
- Birthplace: Hanover, Hanover, West Germany
- Position: Defender, Centre-back, Centre back
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Jack Wilshere 'holds talks' with former team-mate Per Mertesacker over U23 and U18 coaching roles... with the Arsenal academy manager tasked with filling roles vacated by Kevin Betsy and Dan Micciche
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Arsenal's academy manager Per Mertesacker has acknowledged that Folarin Balogun could be loaned out at the turn of the year.
Arsenal have reportedly reached an agreement to sign Omar Rekik from Hoffenheim ahead of the January transfer window.
After Man City have edged their way to the Premier League title ahead of Liverpool, both teams now still have two more games of their season to complete before the long slog is finally ever. Liverpool will take on Tottenham in the Champions League final, whilst Man City will play Watford in the FA Cup Final.
Arsenal are understood to have sealed the signing of Borussia Dortmund's Sokratis Papastathopoulos after agreeing on a £16m fee with the Bundesliga outfit.
Arsenal are reportedly on the verge of confirming Sokratis Papastathopoulos's transfer from Borussia Dortmund. The Greece international is said to have snubbed interest from Manchester United to join the Gunners.
Arsenal are reportedly set to compete with the likes of Marseille and Borussia Dortmund in the pursuit of Juventus defender Mehdi Benatia.
Real Madrid are reportedly leading Arsenal in the pursuit of Uruguayan defender Jose Gimenez from Atletico Madrid.
Arsenal are reportedly lining up a summer move for Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly as they seek to reinforce their backline ahead of the 2018/19 season.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is reportedly looking into a summer deal for Atletico Madrid centre-back Jose Gimenez.
Arsenal begin their defence of the FA Cup with an away trip to Nottingham Forest in the third round. The Gunners come into the game on the back of a eight-match unbeaten run, though only three of those matches have resulted in victories.