Arsenal Predicted Starting Squad Against West Ham United

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Per Mertesacker

Speaking of a lot to prove, Mertesacker is having to prove quite a bit. With Gabriel Paulista out injured, Per has the opportunity to string some good performances together and show Arsene Wenger that he is still the rock at the back that he has been for us for so long.

With rumors swirling that Arsene Wenger is shopping for a new central defender (Daily Mail), Mertesacker has to realize that he really doesn’t have any match to spare.