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Mon May 21
London Evening Standard - Mon May 21 11:56 AM
Per Mertesacker has vowed to "challenge young players' mindsets" in his new role as head of the Arsenal academy.
Sat May 19
Guardian - Sat May 19 9:00 AM
In an exclusive extract from his new book, the former defender explains what he learned during his career and how footballers must do more to condition their bodies I invested a lot in my fitness. My personal network of therapists cost me 10% of my net salary, several hundreds of thousands of e...
Tue May 8
Irish Independent - Tue May 8 2:30 AM
The morning after Germany's devastating defeat to Italy in the 2006 World Cup semi-final, as a traumatised host nation picked over the fragments of its shattered dreams, a strange and unfamiliar sensation came over Per Mertesacker, the team's young centre-half. "I was relieved, " he remembered la...
Mon May 7
Independent - Mon May 7 3:12 PM
The Arsene Wenger era at Arsenal may be over but with Mertesacker set to stay on behind the scenes some of his values and spirit may yet endure
Soccernet - Mon May 7 12:13 PM
Arsene Wenger reflects on his time and Arsenal after his final home game and touches on what comes next after 22 years at the club. Alexis Nunes and Shaka Hislop mull over Arsene Wenger's future after 22 years at Arsenal and the players' mindset heading into the final two games. Arsene Wenger add...
Goal.com - Mon May 7 3:38 AM
The 33-year-old German – set to become Arsenal's academy manager next season – was overcome with emotion as he farewelled the Emirates
Daily Mail - Mon May 7 12:50 AM
Club captain Mertesacker will retire from playing this summer when he takes up a full-time position in charge of Arsenal's academy. Mertesacker was introduced as a 77th-minute substitute.
Tue Apr 24
Independent - Tue Apr 24 7:48 AM
Arsenal captain challenges squad to end manager's European trophy drought before he leaves as they prepare to face Atletico Madrid
Mirror - Tue Apr 24 5:21 AM
PLUS: Mustafi admits he wants to stay in north London whilst Mertesacker blames players on poor form
Mon Apr 23
Mirror - Mon Apr 23 5:02 PM
The Arsenal defender has admitted that the players are also responsible for Wenger calling time on 22-years at Arsenal
Daily Telegraph - Mon Apr 23 3:31 PM
Telegraph.co.uk Per Mertesacker has admitted that the players must also take responsibility for Arsene Wenger's departure as Arsenal next month and has urged them to now give him the perfect send-off in the Europa League. The Arsenal captain was frank in detailing the and more »
Soccernet - Mon Apr 23 3:05 PM
Arsene Wenger jokes that the tributes to him after the decision to leave Arsenal feel like witnessing his own funeral. Per Mertesacker believes Arsene Wenger has the "power" to continue in management after departing the Arsenal job in the summer. Wenger leaves the Emirates Stadium at the end of t...
Mirror - Mon Apr 23 2:55 PM
The Frenchman has endured a frustrating debut season at Arsenal but worldly Mertesacker had some sage adcide
Goal.com - Mon Apr 23 2:33 PM
The German defender concedes that an under-performing squad have contributed to their long-serving manager deciding to walk away from his post
Daily Mail - Mon Apr 23 12:33 PM
Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker believes Arsene Wenger has the 'power' to continue in management after departing the north London club this summer.
Irish Independent - Mon Apr 23 12:28 PM
Per Mertesacker believes Arsene Wenger has the “power” to continue in management after departing Arsenal this summer.
London Evening Standard - Mon Apr 23 12:08 PM
Per Mertesacker admits the Arsenal squad feel responsible for the departure of Arsene Wenger.
Sun Apr 22
Goal.com - Sun Apr 22 12:46 PM
The long-serving Frenchman will be stepping down at the end of the season and there is a determination at the Emirates to send him off with silverware
BBC - Sun Apr 22 12:38 PM
Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker wants the club to win the Europa League for departing boss Arsene Wenger.
Fri Apr 20
Goal.com - Fri Apr 20 3:19 PM
The Gunners skipper has paid tribute to the outbound French boss, who leaves the Premier League side after 22 years of service
EPL Talk - Fri Apr 20 1:40 PM
London (AFP) – Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker expressed his shock and sadness after manager Arsene Wenger announced on Friday he will bring his 22-year reign in charge to a close at the end of the season. The 68-year-old arrived at the London club in 1996 a relative unknown but leaves widely hai...
Mirror - Fri Apr 20 12:40 PM
The Frenchman announced on Friday that this season will be his last in north London after 22 years at the helm
Daily Express - Fri Apr 20 12:40 PM
PER MERTESACKER has delivered an insight into the Arsenal dressing room following Arsene Wenger’s announcement.
Daily Mail - Fri Apr 20 12:23 PM
Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker has paid an emotional tribute to manager Arsene Wenger after the Frenchman announced he will finally leave the club this summer on Friday morning.
Fri Apr 13
Daily Star - Fri Apr 13 11:08 PM
PER MERTESACKER has warned Arsenal’s Premier League rivals that there’s more to come from Mesut Ozil.
Tue Apr 10
London Evening Standard - Tue Apr 10 2:57 PM
Alexandre Lacazette's goalscoring form is a well-deserved reward for his fighting spirit during his spell on the sidelines, according to Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker.
Goal.com - Tue Apr 10 10:36 AM
The Germany international playmaker has impressed over recent weeks, but a Gunners colleague feels a proven performer still has more to give
Tue Apr 3
EPL Talk - Tue Apr 3 5:23 PM
Current club captain Per Mertesacker will retire at the end of the season. Arsenal will be looking for a new leader on the pitch. In recent years, Arsene Wenger appointed players that did not end up starting matches week in and week out. Who came before? Prior to Mertesacker being named captain i...
Thu Mar 29
Mirror - Thu Mar 29 2:25 PM
Gunners looking to bolster defence this summer with Per Mertesacker set to retire - but he's also said to be target for Manchester City, Liverpool and Chelsea