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Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker has revealed he will start thinking about a move away from the club in the January transfer window.
Mertesacker suffered an injury early this season and is yet to feature for the Gunners this season he has since fallen down the pecking other at Arsenal since the introduction of new summer signing Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia.
“I know that I need to allow myself time. The more time I allow my knee, the longer I’ll be able to play football.
I can increase the workload already and I am no longer in pain.
I believe that I can reach a level again on which I am important for the team. I have the feeling that this is not the end.
I look at the perspectives for me and my family, and I think that I’ll intensify those thoughts from January on.
That’s also the time when you can listen to other things [offers] when your contract is expiring.”