Per Mertesacker is my role model at Arsenal, reveals Mesut Ozil
Mesut Ozil believes Per Mertesacker is the perfect role model for him at Arsenal and says he can’t wait for the German defender to return to action.
The 32-year-old is yet to feature for the Gunners this season following a severe knee injury.
The German was announced as Arsenal’s new captain following the departure of Mikel Arteta but he will struggle to break back into Arsene Wenger’s first team given the developing partnership between Shkodran Mustafi and Laurent Koscielny in the heart of the club’s defence.
But Ozil, who joined the club in 2013, insists Mertesacker is the perfect role... read more
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