Arsenal defender Mertesacker ruled out for a 'few months'

The World Cup winner – who is set to be named the Gunners’s new captain following Mikel Arteta’s departure – will miss the start of the Premier League season with a knee injury

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed central defender Per Mertesacker will be missing for “a few months” after suffering a knee injury.

The former Germany international missed the Gunner’s pre-season trip to the USA, and his manager has now confirmed he will be absent for the opening weeks of the Premier League campaign.


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