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Arsenal signing Mertesacker admits Man Utd thrashing left him angry

Arsenal signing Per Mertesacker admits their thrashing at Manchester United left him angry.

The former Werder Bremen captain join the Gunners this week.

He said: "I watched that game and I wasn't too delighted.

"When I was young and visited England with my auntie, as somebody who was football crazy, I simply had to come back with a shirt.

"I can't remember why, but I came back with an Arsenal shirt and my brother had a Manchester United one.

"This affinity has grown over more than 10 years and now the loop closes because I am delighted to finally get to play at a team I always supported and where I always wanted to appear eventually."

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