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give me sport
Arsenal are edging closer to Premier League crown but still need to strengthen three positionsin creating a championship winning side. The position most in need of reinforc
Arsenal are edging closer to Premier League crown but still need to strengthen three positions
give me sport / Posted 9 hours ago
in creating a championship winning side. The position most in need of reinforcements is central defence. The ageing Per Mertesacker is a shadow of his former imposing self. The 31-year-old veteran has lost a significant amount of his pace... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Brexit: How Britain’s vote to leave the European Union will impact on EU players competing in the Premier Leaguethey did. Before the vote, top football figures such as David Beckham, Arsenal
Brexit: How Britain’s vote to leave the European Union will impact on EU players competing in the Premier League
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 14 hours ago
they did. Before the vote, top football figures such as David Beckham, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, his club’s defender Per Mertesacker and even Ireland rugby international Tommy Bowe all backed the ‘remain’ campaign. Beckham even released a... Read more
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Just Arsenal
Questions for Wenger as Hummels says Arsenal didn’t even bid?current crop of Arsenal defenders, despite Gabriel having a worrying tendency t
Questions for Wenger as Hummels says Arsenal didn’t even bid?
Just Arsenal / Posted yesterday
current crop of Arsenal defenders, despite Gabriel having a worrying tendency towards rash and costly defensive actions and Per Mertesacker having roughly the same acceleration and turning finesse of an oil tanker. We do have Calum Chambers as well... Read more
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iol.co.za
Klinsmann should succeed Hodgsonof the nation's football team by placing his faith in the youth of players such
Klinsmann should succeed Hodgson
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
of the nation's football team by placing his faith in the youth of players such as Philipp Lahm, Lukas Podolski, Per Mertesacker and Bastian Schweinsteiger. Ten years on, Germany continue to reap the rewards of Klinsmann's work and his... Read more
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HITC Sport
Why Arsenal should make surprise move to sign Ozil's international teammate The Arsenal star has won trophies abroad with Real Madrid and the Gunners, and
Why Arsenal should make surprise move to sign Ozil's international teammate
HITC Sport / Posted 2 days ago
The Arsenal star has won trophies abroad with Real Madrid and the Gunners, and has played alongside fellow Germans Per Mertesacker and Lukas Podolski at The Emirates during his time in North London. One player the Gunners should strongly consider... Read more
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International Business Times
Chelsea have bid rejected for Kalidou Koulibaly as Napoli hold out for £30m has also been linked with a move to London rivals Arsenal with the Gunners in t
Chelsea have bid rejected for Kalidou Koulibaly as Napoli hold out for £30m
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
has also been linked with a move to London rivals Arsenal with the Gunners in the market for a new centre-back to replace Per Mertesacker. Gabriel has failed to live up to expectations last season and Koulibaly would play alongside Laurent... Read more
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Evening Standard
Germany defender Hummels reveals why he didn't join Arsenaland the Premier League’s best. No wonder Barcelona are keen. The Frenchman has
Germany defender Hummels reveals why he didn't join Arsenal
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
and the Premier League’s best. No wonder Barcelona are keen. The Frenchman has been perfectly reliable alongside either Per Mertesacker or Gabriel but the lack of consistency in Wenger’s selection has rarely allowed Koscielny to settle. As such,... Read more
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International Business Times
EU referendum: How stars from the world of sport will vote in historic ballot sign a letter published in French media warning against a Brexit vote. The lett
EU referendum: How stars from the world of sport will vote in historic ballot
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
sign a letter published in French media warning against a Brexit vote. The letter, also signed by Arsenal's German defender Per Mertesacker and former Liverpool manager Gerard Houllier, said: "All of us in Europe respect the right of the British... Read more
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Evening Standard
Ospina move to Besiktas in doubt over Arsenal asking priceand the Premier League’s best. No wonder Barcelona are keen. The Frenchman has
Ospina move to Besiktas in doubt over Arsenal asking price
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
and the Premier League’s best. No wonder Barcelona are keen. The Frenchman has been perfectly reliable alongside either Per Mertesacker or Gabriel but the lack of consistency in Wenger’s selection has rarely allowed Koscielny to settle. As such,... Read more
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soccerisma
“Superstar” Closer to Signing for Arsenaldefender is close after the North Londoners made an improved offer to hire his
“Superstar” Closer to Signing for Arsenal
soccerisma / Posted 4 days ago
defender is close after the North Londoners made an improved offer to hire his services. Former Werder Bremen center back Per Mertesacker is linked with a move away (Inside Futbol) from the Gunners this summer and the youngster may as well replace... Read more
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soccersweep
Arsenal consider move for Man United defender – Soccersweepbad form. Arsenal fans may be a little perplexed by the Blind speculation, but
Arsenal consider move for Man United defender – Soccersweep
soccersweep / Posted 4 days ago
bad form. Arsenal fans may be a little perplexed by the Blind speculation, but he may as well provide cover for the ageing Per Mertesacker and the erratic Laurent Koscielny. Arsene Wenger is willing to loan out several of their young defenders, so... Read more
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Arsenal Station
Arsenal hold talks with agent as Wenger looks to sign defenderbut the boss is expected to sign at least two more players this summer with a c
Arsenal hold talks with agent as Wenger looks to sign defender
Arsenal Station / Posted 4 days ago
but the boss is expected to sign at least two more players this summer with a centre-back rumoured to be on his hit-list. Per Mertesacker and Gabriel failed to convince last season so we need to sign a reliable partner for Laurent Koscielny next... Read more
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Evening Standard
Ozil: I don't care what my critics have to say, I won't change my gameand his two assists helped them on their way to doing just that, sending Arsena
Ozil: I don't care what my critics have to say, I won't change my game
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
and his two assists helped them on their way to doing just that, sending Arsenal top of the league. His deliveries for Per Mertesacker and Bacary Sagna to head in were nigh on indefensible as Stoke were beaten at their own game. With Ozil at... Read more
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Evening Standard
Arsenal kit provider Puma investigating damage to Swiss shirtsFabregas Robin van Persie Joern Pollex/Bongarts/Getty Images Lukas Podolski
Arsenal kit provider Puma investigating damage to Swiss shirts
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
Fabregas Robin van Persie Joern Pollex/Bongarts/Getty Images Lukas Podolski (L) of Arsenal celebrates with team mate Per Mertesacker (C) and Aaron Ramsey (R) after scoring during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Wigan... Read more
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express
Arsenal's predicted starting XI in 2016/17for the Arsenal boo-boys, but his goal record remains decent and the 29-year-ol
Arsenal's predicted starting XI in 2016/17
express / Posted 4 days ago
for the Arsenal boo-boys, but his goal record remains decent and the 29-year-old could provide the perfect foil for Vardy Per Mertesacker - SUB - Per Mertesacker: Exposed at times due to his lack of pace but still reads the game well. Provides... Read more
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Just Arsenal
Man Utd’s Blind the right transfer target for Arsenal? Ermas well as a centre back and we know that Wenger likes a utility player or two.
Man Utd’s Blind the right transfer target for Arsenal? Erm
Just Arsenal / Posted 5 days ago
as well as a centre back and we know that Wenger likes a utility player or two. On the other hand, do Arsenal really need a top quality and specialist central defender to replace the aging and increasingly off the pace looking Per M... Read more
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Arsenal Station
Arsenal overview - looking ahead to the 2016/17 seasontheir countries. Hector Bellerin is on the bench for Spain while Nacho Monreal
Arsenal overview - looking ahead to the 2016/17 season
Arsenal Station / Posted 6 days ago
their countries. Hector Bellerin is on the bench for Spain while Nacho Monreal and Santi Cazorla weren’t selected, Per Mertesacker has retired from Germany, Francis Coquelin can’t force his way into the France midfield, Gabriel does not... Read more
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Arsenal Station
- Arsenal Station | Arsenal FC Newstheir countries. Hector Bellerin is on the bench for Spain while Nacho Monreal
- Arsenal Station | Arsenal FC News
Arsenal Station / Posted 6 days ago
their countries. Hector Bellerin is on the bench for Spain while Nacho Monreal and Santi Cazorla weren’t selected, Per Mertesacker has retired from Germany, Francis Coquelin can’t force his way into the France midfield, Gabriel does not... Read more
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LFC Online
Five potential Martin Skrtel replacementsAgain fitting the young model profile, he could play alongside any defensive pa
Five potential Martin Skrtel replacements
LFC Online / Posted 7 days ago
Again fitting the young model profile, he could play alongside any defensive partner. He has been compared to a young Per Mertesacker. He is strong, intelligent and a good football brain for his young years - the perfect Škrtel... Read more
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Evening Standard
Roma want Arsenal goalkeeper Szczesny back next seasonand the Premier League’s best. No wonder Barcelona are keen. The Frenchman has
Roma want Arsenal goalkeeper Szczesny back next season
Evening Standard / Posted 8 days ago
and the Premier League’s best. No wonder Barcelona are keen. The Frenchman has been perfectly reliable alongside either Per Mertesacker or Gabriel but the lack of consistency in Wenger’s selection has rarely allowed Koscielny to settle. As such,... Read more
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Squawka
Arsenal legend: Gunners must sign in this key position, then "we're looking good"Tottenham had a great season and finished third.” Arsenal’s current central de
Arsenal legend: Gunners must sign in this key position, then "we're looking good"
Squawka / Posted 9 days ago
Tottenham had a great season and finished third.” Arsenal’s current central defensive options are Laurent Koscielny, Per Mertesacker, Gabriel and Calum Chambers, who arguably need new signings to challenge them. Arsenal players at Euro 2016:... Read more
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thedaisycutter
Can Arsenal Stars Boil An Egg? Well, Sort Of…yes but down at Arsenal you’d at least trust Aaron Ramsey with your dishes and
Can Arsenal Stars Boil An Egg? Well, Sort Of…
thedaisycutter / Posted 9 days ago
yes but down at Arsenal you’d at least trust Aaron Ramsey with your dishes and happily eat a soft boiled beauty courtesy of Per Mertesacker. How do we know? Because in the ace video below Arsenal’s Junior Gunner, Jayden interviewed Arsenal stars... Read more
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Squawka
Arsenal star: Man Utd midfielder will "gain more self-confidence" after scoring in Euro 2016is one of the most experienced players in Joachim Low’s squad, following the in
Arsenal star: Man Utd midfielder will "gain more self-confidence" after scoring in Euro 2016
Squawka / Posted 10 days ago
is one of the most experienced players in Joachim Low’s squad, following the international retirement of Philipp Lahm, Per Mertesacker and Miroslav Klose after the 2014 World Cup win. The captain has 116 caps for his country, with his... Read more
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Arsenal Station
Arsenal eye French star but face competition from Chelseaother areas of concern in the squad, not least at the back. A reliable partner
Arsenal eye French star but face competition from Chelsea
Arsenal Station / Posted 10 days ago
other areas of concern in the squad, not least at the back. A reliable partner for Laurent Koscielny is needed as neither Per Mertesacker or Gabriel have shown they are the answer to our defensive woes and we’ve been linked with a whole host of... Read more
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Just Arsenal
Arsenal told to pay DOUBLE for defender targetout about Arsenal move! Arsenal are reportedly on the hunt for a new defender,
Arsenal told to pay DOUBLE for defender target
Just Arsenal / Posted 10 days ago
out about Arsenal move! Arsenal are reportedly on the hunt for a new defender, as part of a possible replacement for Per Mertesacker or Calum Chambers, with the latter looking likely to head out on loan. Arsenal have had a few targets... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Germany 2-0 Ukraine: Mustafi and Schweinsteiger get Germans off to winning starthave had a difficult time as they tried to replace their veteran stars. The li
Germany 2-0 Ukraine: Mustafi and Schweinsteiger get Germans off to winning start
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
have had a difficult time as they tried to replace their veteran stars. The likes of Philipp Lahm, Miroslav Klose and Per Mertesacker all brought their international careers to an end after the tournament in Brazil. Joachim Low has been... Read more
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Daily Mirror
5 things we learned from Germany 2-0 Ukrainehave had a difficult time as they tried to replace their veteran stars. The li
5 things we learned from Germany 2-0 Ukraine
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
have had a difficult time as they tried to replace their veteran stars. The likes of Philipp Lahm, Miroslav Klose and Per Mertesacker all brought their international careers to an end after the tournament in Brazil. Joachim Low has been... Read more
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ESPN FC
Germany's ever-improving attack makes it Euro favoriteworld champions in Brazil. The scenario looks similar this time. As if the int
Germany's ever-improving attack makes it Euro favorite
ESPN FC / Posted 12 days ago
world champions in Brazil. The scenario looks similar this time. As if the international retirement of Philipp Lahm, Per Mertesacker and Miroslav Klose had not worried Low enough, Germany have also lost Marco Reus and Antonio Rudiger to... Read more
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Goal.com
Has Low cracked Spain's secret? Germany aim for world & European doublethe German national team has been moderate, perhaps even sluggish. The fact tha
Has Low cracked Spain's secret? Germany aim for world & European double
Goal.com / Posted 12 days ago
the German national team has been moderate, perhaps even sluggish. The fact that Philipp Lahm, Germany's peerless captain, Per Mertesacker and Miroslav Klose all retired in wake of the World Cup has made the transition somewhat troublesome. At... Read more
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HITC Sport
Joachim Löw and Germany confident of creating dynasty despite defensive issuesties; the first was West Germany’s campaign for Euro 84. Löw lost the stalwart
Joachim Löw and Germany confident of creating dynasty despite defensive issues
HITC Sport / Posted 12 days ago
ties; the first was West Germany’s campaign for Euro 84. Löw lost the stalwarts Philipp Lahm, Miroslav Klose and Per Mertesacker to retirement after the World Cup and, given their influence on and off the pitch, it has not been... Read more
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Squawka
Gomez up top, Muller in support: Germany's best XI vs. Ukraineto add to losses against France and England worrying. With experienced players
Gomez up top, Muller in support: Germany's best XI vs. Ukraine
Squawka / Posted 13 days ago
to add to losses against France and England worrying. With experienced players like Philipp Lahm, Miroslav Klose and Per Mertesacker having retired after the 2014 World Cup win, there have been questions about their replacements. The fitness... Read more
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give me sport
Six reasons why Arsenal are title contenderswith a great chance of silverware. For a number of years now, Arsenal have not
Six reasons why Arsenal are title contenders
give me sport / Posted 13 days ago
with a great chance of silverware. For a number of years now, Arsenal have not had a regular pairing of centre-backs until Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny formed a great partnership. Mertesacker - who was criticised during his first season in... Read more
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give me sport
Germany could be caught short at the back at Euro 2016in particular lacking experience, they could struggle to take the title in Fran
Germany could be caught short at the back at Euro 2016
give me sport / Posted 13 days ago
in particular lacking experience, they could struggle to take the title in France. For almost a decade, Phillip Lahm and Per Mertesacker were at the heart of a very strong German defence that was a huge part of their World Cup winning side in... Read more
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Squawka
Round-up: Defender to arrive at Arsenal this summer - deal agreed, Wenger raves over Frenchmanlinked with a move to the Gunners and now the club have agreed a £1.5m transfer
Round-up: Defender to arrive at Arsenal this summer - deal agreed, Wenger raves over Frenchman
Squawka / Posted 13 days ago
linked with a move to the Gunners and now the club have agreed a £1.5m transfer. (Football Insider via Daily Express) Per Mertesacker is open to leaving Arsenal this summer. The experienced centre-back lost his place in the starting line-up to... Read more
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Just Arsenal
Defensive Arsenal and Chelsea target eyeing exit doorof interest in his signature. Arsenal are claimed to be eyeing a move for the
Defensive Arsenal and Chelsea target eyeing exit door
Just Arsenal / Posted 14 days ago
of interest in his signature. Arsenal are claimed to be eyeing a move for the centre-back, with both Gabriel Paulista and Per Mertesacker failing to earn a regular starting role alongside Laurent Koscielny this season. The Senegal international... Read more
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Evening Standard
Rihanna: 10 reasons why the US star is the ultimate Londonernational team at the time included key members of the Arsenal line-up: Mesut Öz
Rihanna: 10 reasons why the US star is the ultimate Londoner
Evening Standard / Posted 14 days ago
national team at the time included key members of the Arsenal line-up: Mesut Özil (Germany’s top scorer in the tournament), Per Mertesacker (inviolable defensive record) and Lukas Podolski (never played a full 90 minutes but was there in spirit if... Read more
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NBC News
Pride on the Pitch: Does Soccer Have a Gay Problem?is not as if the sport has not made an effort to be inclusive. Stars including
Pride on the Pitch: Does Soccer Have a Gay Problem?
NBC News / Posted 14 days ago
is not as if the sport has not made an effort to be inclusive. Stars including English Premier League players Per Mertesacker, Lukas Podolski and Olivier Giroud have worn rainbow-colored laces as part of a campaign by Stonewall, backed... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
Arsenal's Mertesacker: Germany have 'promising' Euro2016 chancedefender Per Mertesacker claims that his country Germany have a very 'promising
Arsenal's Mertesacker: Germany have 'promising' Euro2016 chance
tribalfootball.com / Posted 14 days ago
defender Per Mertesacker claims that his country Germany have a very 'promising' chance of winning Euro2016. The 31-year-old, who retired from international football following the 2014 World Cup success, claims that the Germans will be comfortable... Read more
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soccerisma
Arsenal Closing in to Seal “Superstar” Signing by Beating Spurswho are also keen on signing the England international (Football Insider). Ger
Arsenal Closing in to Seal “Superstar” Signing by Beating Spurs
soccerisma / Posted 15 days ago
who are also keen on signing the England international (Football Insider). German international and veteran defender Per Mertesacker is linked with a move away (Inside Futbol) from Arsenal this summer and Rob Holding may as well be his... Read more
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Football Talk
Arsenal & Chelsea Target Eyeing Move After Confirming Offers From 'Big Clubs'boss Arsene Wenger is reportedly in the market for a new central defender to pa
Arsenal & Chelsea Target Eyeing Move After Confirming Offers From 'Big Clubs'
Football Talk / Posted 15 days ago
boss Arsene Wenger is reportedly in the market for a new central defender to partner Laurent Koscielny next season after Per Mertesacker and Gabriel failed to make the position their own last year and Koulibaly would certainly provide a... Read more
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Evening Standard
'Tired' Alexis Sanchez vows to up intensity in Copa America matchesand the Premier League’s best. No wonder Barcelona are keen. The Frenchman has
'Tired' Alexis Sanchez vows to up intensity in Copa America matches
Evening Standard / Posted 15 days ago
and the Premier League’s best. No wonder Barcelona are keen. The Frenchman has been perfectly reliable alongside either Per Mertesacker or Gabriel but the lack of consistency in Wenger’s selection has rarely allowed Koscielny to settle. As such,... Read more
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Just Arsenal
Per Mertesacker wants to return to Germanyplayer leaving the Emirates this summer, but I’m sure it wouldn’t cause quite t
Per Mertesacker wants to return to Germany
Just Arsenal / Posted 15 days ago
player leaving the Emirates this summer, but I’m sure it wouldn’t cause quite the same stir as the other three mentioned. Per Mertesacker has been linked with possibly taking over the Captain’s armband for next season. He has shown that he is... Read more
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metro
Arsenal star admits he could leave to join former clubPer Mertesacker is open to joining former club Hannover (Picture: Getty) Arsen
Arsenal star admits he could leave to join former club
metro / Posted 16 days ago
Per Mertesacker is open to joining former club Hannover (Picture: Getty) Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker admits he’s open to a move to former club Hannover 96. The 31-year-old moved to the Emirates in 2011 from Werder Bremen but started his career... Read more
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CBC.ca
Euro 2016: France favoured to win at homehave won the ensuing Euro crown (Spain in 2012, France in 2000). Although Die M
Euro 2016: France favoured to win at home
CBC.ca / Posted 16 days ago
have won the ensuing Euro crown (Spain in 2012, France in 2000). Although Die Mannschaft will be without former top players Per Mertesacker and Philipp Lahm, there is still more than enough offensive talent for head coach Joachim Loew to work with.... Read more
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Evening Standard
Arsenal need new blood to win the title - Koscielnyfrom Jamie Vardy ahead of a possible £20m from Leicester there is also interest
Arsenal need new blood to win the title - Koscielny
Evening Standard / Posted 16 days ago
from Jamie Vardy ahead of a possible £20m from Leicester there is also interest in a centre-back to partner Koscielny after Per Mertesacker and Gabriel’s struggles last season. Which Gunners played their part this season? And who will have left... Read more
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Just Arsenal
Has Wenger just admitted that Arsenal must replace Mertesacker?Villarreal man has not yet proven he can be a top Premier League player. So tha
Has Wenger just admitted that Arsenal must replace Mertesacker?
Just Arsenal / Posted 17 days ago
Villarreal man has not yet proven he can be a top Premier League player. So that leaves us with Laurent Koscielny and Per Mertesacker and while the Frenchman seems to be getting better with age like a good red wine, the German is not and his... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Darke: Euro 2016 previewmiss captain Philipp Lahm, who retired from international duty along with recor
Darke: Euro 2016 preview
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 17 days ago
miss captain Philipp Lahm, who retired from international duty along with record goal scorer Miroslav Klose and centre-half Per Mertesacker, while Bastian Schweinsteiger surely can't be the force of old after so many injuries. But anyone who beats... Read more
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soccernews
Ballack calls for Germany´s new leaders to emergefor their opening game of Euro 2016. Joachim Low’s team will be without former
Ballack calls for Germany´s new leaders to emerge
soccernews / Posted 17 days ago
for their opening game of Euro 2016. Joachim Low’s team will be without former captain Philipp Lahm, his fellow defender Per Mertesacker and striker Miroslav Klose when they take on Ukraine in Lille on Sunday. The trio all called time on their... Read more
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Evening Standard
Sissoko urges 'beautiful' Arsenal to save him from Championshipand the Premier League’s best. No wonder Barcelona are keen. The Frenchman has
Sissoko urges 'beautiful' Arsenal to save him from Championship
Evening Standard / Posted 17 days ago
and the Premier League’s best. No wonder Barcelona are keen. The Frenchman has been perfectly reliable alongside either Per Mertesacker or Gabriel but the lack of consistency in Wenger’s selection has rarely allowed Koscielny to settle. As such,... Read more
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Squawka
BBC pundit urges Wenger to sign a player like Chelsea's fan favouritemoney is there and I think Arsene Wenger will go and spend it.” At present, Ar
BBC pundit urges Wenger to sign a player like Chelsea's fan favourite
Squawka / Posted 17 days ago
money is there and I think Arsene Wenger will go and spend it.” At present, Arsenal have three first-team centre-backs in Per Mertesacker, Laurent Koscielny and Gabriel Paulista. Each of them made two defensive errors in the top flight this... Read more
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