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Daily Mail Aug 13, 2016

Per Mertesacker named new Arsenal captain despite lengthy injury lay-off

Arsenal have named German centre-back Per Mertesacker as the club's new captain ahead of the 2016-17 season, following the departure of Mikel Arteta to Manchester City.
The Short Fuse Aug 6, 2016

2016/17 Arsenal Defensive Midfielder Preview: Xhaka, Elneny and Coquelin

Previewing Arsenal’s different options in defensive midfield Defensive midfield, or DM as we’ll refer to it a lot, has been a problem position for Arsenal since, according to the experts, Patrick Vieira departed Arsenal in 2005. That Vieira was a box to box midfielder and not a defensive midfielder (that role going to Gilberto Silva) is apparently lost on experts, as is the fact that Mikel Arteta was an excellent holding player until age and bad team structure caught up with Manchester City’s assistant manager (I MISS YOU SO MUCH COME BACK TO ME MIKEL). Francis Coquelin played in the...
Man City squad vs Arsenal confirmed

Man City squad vs Arsenal confirmed

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has taken his squad to Gothenberg for a pre season friendly with Arsenal.

Mikel Arteta Photos