By Lloyd Webb
Arsene Wenger says Per Mertesacker is a class act on and off the pitch.
The defender has missed Arsenal’s last four games due to illness but could return against Chelsea on Saturday.
"He has a lot of class on the pitch and after the game,” said Wenger. “He is well respected, also in the dressing room, because he is always 100 per cent committed and gives everything for the team.
“Every day he works with 100 per cent commitment. They are typically German qualities but even more typically Mertesacker.”
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