MERTESACKER TO MANAGE ARSENAL ACADEMY

Arsenal skipper Per Mertesacker is set to manage the club’s academy when he retires as a player at the end of the 2017/18 football season, according to reports.


The German was announced by the club as a manager in waiting.

The defender agreed a one year deal with the club in January. He would see off the deal before moving into the new coaching role. The club, in a statement, said Mertesacker would continue to play a key role in the squad this forthcoming season while “developing his knowledge and understanding of the academy.”

The player has always been linked with a coaching role for quite some time now. He is often praised for his leadership qualities and knowledge of the game. He joined Arsenal back in 2011 from Werder Bremen. He is a proof that the Premier League giants are increasingly committed to retaining former players. Continue reading “MERTESACKER TO MANAGE ARSENAL ACADEMY”

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Everton 2 Sunderland 0

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