Per Mertesacker extends contract with Arsenal

Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger has confirmed that German defender Per Mertesacker has penned a one-year contract extension with the club. The World Cup-winning central defender has not played for the Gunners this season due to injury but has extended his stay at the club till June 2018 Mertesacker’s current contract was due to expire in…

Ozil reveals his Arsenal role model

The Germany playmaker says that he looks up to compatriot and team-mate Per Mertesacker and hopes that the defender returns to full fitness in the very near future

Captaincy gives me huge motivation- Mertesacker

Arsenal defender, Per Mertesacker, says being named Arsenal captain has given him a “huge motivation” to return from injury. “I feel really confident of having a good role, of taking that responsibility and having a great season as a captain. That’s what you want from yourself, for the team and for the club. “To be…

Ozil convinced me to sign for Arsenal – Mustafi

Shkodran Mustafi has revealed that Mesut Ozil, helped him make the decision to join Arsenal this summer. The 24-year-old is expected to sign a five-year deal with the Gunners, after they agreed a fee which could rise to £35m with Valencia. Mustafi will join compatriots Ozil and Per Mertesacker at the Emirates and says he…

Arsenal: Arsene Wenger ‘In Talks’ Over £40 Million Signing

If as a Premier League manager of growing desperation you are searching for a central defender, perhaps there are worse places to look than Atletico Madrid. Diego Simeone’s club had a defensive record to rival any club in Europe last season, with Diego Godin a rock alongside Jose Gimenez in an all-Uruguayan partnership. So in…

Arsenal ready to spend in transfer market – Wenger

Arsene Wenger says he is prepared to enter the transfer market before the window closes on 31 August. The Arsenal boss has been criticised by fans for a lack of signings in recent years but his squad has suffered a spate of recent injuries. “I can reassure people we’re ready to spend the money we…