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Per Mertesacker expects at least one Bundesliga club to win from the three England-Germany clashes in the Champions League last 16.
Arsene Wenger arrived at the London club in 1996 a relative unknown but leaves widely hailed as the greatest manager in Arsenal's history.
Per Mertesacker says his key role in Arsenal's FA Cup final triumph was fuelled by the critics who claimed he was past his best.
Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker admitted to tension in the dressing room and said his struggling team haven't shown enough fight.
Arsene Wenger said Per Mertesacker was the natural choice for Arsenal captain after handing him the honour ahead of the club's opening EPL match.
Arsene Wenger confirmed Per Mertesacker will be "out a few months" and will be heading to the transfer market for a suitable replacement.
Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker believes their title rivals may have the upper hand this coming season.
Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker believes the Gunners can still catch EP leaders Leicester City -- despite their 11-point deficit.
Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker has asked the club's academy players to make the most of goalkeeper Petr Cech's vast experience.
Per Mertesacker admits Arsenal must build on their crucial Champions League victory over Bayern Munich.
Per Mertesacker says he feels partly responsible for the manner of Arsene Wenger's departure from Arsenal at the end of last season.
Per Mertesacker looks set to bow out of the game on a high after revealing he is negotiating a non-playing role to stay at Arsenal.
World Cup-winning central defender Per Mertesacker says he is fit to make his first start in more than a year when Arsenal take on Chelsea in the FA Cup final.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed he has agreed to trigger a one-year contract extension for captain Per Mertesacker.
Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker has been named as the Premier League club's new captain.
Arsenal's injury crisis jinx looks like it has struck before the new season with a report claiming Per Mertesacker could be out for up to five months.
Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker says that he is staying positive and professional despite his lack of game time in recent weeks.
Arsenal will look to recover from their midweek defeat and gain an EPL victory over Manchester United, defender Per Mertesacker has said.
Arsenal's Per Mertesacker expects his side to face a 'wounded' Bayern Munich in the Champions League.
Arsene Wenger is banking on the experience of Laurent Koscielny and Per Mertesacker to stop Robert Lewandowski.
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