Watch: Per Mertesacker sends Xmas message to Arsenal supporters

Per Mertesacker has a message for Arsenal supporters on Christmas Day

Per Mertesacker has taken to Twitter to send Christmas wishes to Arsenal supporters ahead of their Boxing Day trip to Southampton.

The Gunners cemented their Premier League title bid with a 2-1 victory over rivals Manchester City at The Emirates on Monday night.

Arsenal have won their last three Premier League games following victories over Sunderland, Aston Villa and City.

Unsurprisingly, Mertesacker was in good form on Christmas morning as Arsenal posted a message from the Big Friendly German on their Twitter page.

Mertesacker has been a key part of Arsene Wenger’s side so far this season and the towering centre-half has already racked up 12 appearances in the Premier League.

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Arsenal have the best defensive record in the Premier League after conceding 14 goals in 17 top-flight games for the north London side.

The Gunners are two points behind surprise Premier League leaders Leicester City ahead of Saturday’s clash against Southampton at St Mary’s.

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