Per Mertesacker

Per Mertesacker

Per Mertesacker

  • 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

30/06 07:32


News from Eyefootball

Per Mertesacker provides update on Arsenal striker

Arsenal's academy manager Per Mertesacker has acknowledged that Folarin Balogun could be loaned out at the turn of the year.

Arsenal agree deal to sign new centre-back

Arsenal have reportedly reached an agreement to sign Omar Rekik from Hoffenheim ahead of the January transfer window.

The Power of Pre-Match Routines

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 agree fee for signing of Bundesliga defender

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 on cusp of first summer signing, player's father confirms move

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 join Marseille, Borussia Dortmund in pursuit of Juventus centre-back

Arsenal are reportedly set to compete with the likes of Marseille and Borussia Dortmund in the pursuit of Juventus defender Mehdi Benatia.

Real Madrid leading Arsenal in pursuit of Atletico defender

Real Madrid are reportedly leading Arsenal in the pursuit of Uruguayan defender Jose Gimenez from Atletico Madrid.

Arsenal look at Napoli defender to shore up the backline

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.

Arsene Wenger looking to sign Atletico Madrid centre-back?

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is reportedly looking into a summer deal for Atletico Madrid centre-back Jose Gimenez.

Predicted Arsenal lineup (3-4-1-2) vs Nottingham Forest, Welbeck and Elneny start

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.