Werder Bremen keep Arsenal waiting over Mertesacker sale

Arsenal continue to be linked with Werder Bremen defender Per Mertesacker.

Arsenal continue to be linked with Werder Bremen defender Per Mertesacker.

The 26 year-old Germany international remains a target for Gunners boss Arsene Wenger, who has already seen one offer rejected by Werder, according to German sources.

Werder are willing to sell for €10 million - but have informed Arsenal they want to find a replacement before agreeing to any deal.

Mertesacker is now available after Werder's elimination from the Champions League.

 
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