Tag: Mertesacker

Likely Arsenal captain praises ‘perfect signing’ Xhaka

Per Mertesacker has moved to talk up Arsenal’s capture of Granit Xhaka from Borussia Monchengladbach this summer. The defender is reported to be in line to be announced as captain for the upcoming season, despite being in-and-out of the first-team in the previous campaign, sharing the role alongside Laurent Koscielny with Gabriel Paulista. Mertesacker has now […]

Arsenal’s captaincy choices holding the club back?

Arsenal are set to announce a new captain for the coming season, following Mikel Arteta’s departure from the club this summer, and I fear the role is not taken seriously enough at the club. When you look at Chelsea, and see their captain John Terry has been in the role since 2004, there is no question of […]

Per Mertesacker wants to return to Germany

Is Big Per thinking about the exit door? Whilst Arsenal’s incoming targets seem to have stagnated, our concerns with outgoing players seem to keep on rising! We have had the concern of Hector Bellerin possibly being tapped up by Barcelona in the last few days and the issues surrounding Alexis’ and Ozil’s futures, which are […]

Wenger still not happy with Arsenal defenders

Arsenal go to Man City today to try and hang on to third place in the league knowing that a draw will be enough to take into the final game against Villa. Maybe this is why Arsene Wenger has come out again publicly to criticise his defence in the hope of getting a better performance […]

BFG thinks Arsenal can be Premier League winners! If…

A positive and optimistic view of Arsenal, the current campaign and the chances of Arsenal winning the Premier League title in next season might not carry as much weight when it comes from one of players in the Arsenal squad, but the reason suggested by Per Mertesacker for the struggles of the Gunners this season […]