German international defender Per Mertesacker is set to get a new and improved 3 years deal with the gunners. According to daily mirror, Mertesacker will be in the last 2 years of his contract at the end of the current football season and according to a source Wenger wants to ensure he does not want to walk down the road he went with his former dutch strike Van Persie,Wenger has commenced discussing with Per mertesacker representative on a new and improve deal early.
Mertsacker who is celebrating his 29th birthday on the 29th of September 2013 has said he is happy with the club and the management,Mertsacker has been in an outstanding form in the central of Arsenal’s defense since last season and Wenger wants him for at least 3 more years. Arsenal will offer Per Mertesacker a new contract to keep him at the Emirates for the next three years.
Mertesacker joined Arsenal in 2010 in a deal said to be worth 10 million pounds and after a slow start, he has helped in stabilizing Arsenal’s hitherto porous defense.