After witnessing the goals he conceded away at Norwich and Aston Villa and his substandard show at Chelsea along with a few heart-in-mouth moments at the back, you might have feared that Sunday’s showdown with Manchester United would be a big ask for Mertesacker.
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But Arsenal’s German summer signing stood up to the occasion and put in a show – alongside Koscielny – which was worthy of being on the winning side.
Enjoy the highlights of Mertesacker’s solid performance against United.
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