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Mertesacker only thinking of Arsenal stay

Per Mertesacker says he's happy at Arsenal.

The defender feels that he is wanted by the club and doesn't see any reason to leave.

"I do not think they want to get rid of me after this season here," Mertesacker told

"I have become an integral part of the team and have really earned respect here.

"Sometimes you have to be self-confident enough and just let the press write what they want, but it is always getting quieter in this regard, and that is a good sign."

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