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Wenger Confirm Per injury and trying to bring cover

Arsene Wenger Confirm in his press conference in US that Per injury his knee after last game with Lens. 

Arsenal will last there captain for around 5 months as Arsene confirm in his press conference in US. Arsene said" We have had bad news on Per Mertesacker He played in Lens on Friday night, he finished the game and had a little pain on his knee. We found out the next day that it was much more serious than expected. He had surgery yesterday in Germany. It all went well. I know you will ask me for how long he will be out. I don’t know that, it’s [some] months, but I don’t know [exactly] how long he will be out for." 

The former German international will miss at least until the new year as reported by different outlet. 

Arsene was asked how Per injury will complicate the defensive option he replay: "We have to look for an option to get a bit more experience. We will see some of our young center backs on Thursday as well. With Per being out, we are a bit short on the experience front and we are looking to bring somebody in."

Arsenal will try to bring some defender to cover the absence of Per. Also Arsenal will miss Koscielny for the start of the season following his participate in Euro 2016. With a lot of names circulating like Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly, Roma’s Kostas Manolas and Valencia's Shkodran Mustafi.

According to different outlet Arsenal will try to bring German international defender Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia. 

Germany defender Mustafi

The defender who was with Germany in latest European Cup will be second defender to join Arsenal after they complete the transfer of Rob Holding from Bolton. 

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