The PFA profile for Per Mertesacker has been updated for 2012-13 season say Digital Sports Group

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Digital Sports Group today announced that The PFA profile for the professional footballer Per Mertesacker has been been updated. The PFA player profiles provide a unique and unrivalled insight into a professional footballers career with full career stats, news biographies and features.

Digital Sports Group

Digital Sports Group

Per Mertesacker is a fantastic player and we have been working hard to provide the most fantastic resource that is both enjoyable to use and useful.

An experienced and reliable centre back who signed for Arsenal shortly before the end of the August 2011 transfer window.

He was able to establish himself in the Gunners’ line-up almost immediately with Thomas Vermaelen out injured and went on to produce a series of solid displays alongside Laurent Koscielny in the heart of the defence before an ankle injury suffered in February put him out for the season.

He is a very tall defender who tackles cleanly and offers an imposing presence at the back. He began his career with Hannover 96 before switching to Werder Bremen in August 2006. In five years with Werder he made close on 150 Bundesliga appearances and was a member of the team that won the Deutsche Pokal in 2009 and reached the final the following year.

Per won his first cap for Germany in October 2004 and in May 2012 he made his 81st international appearance, lining up against Israel.

Head of Operations at DSG, Matthew Tait had this to say “Per Mertesacker is a fantastic player and we have been working hard to provide the most fantastic resource that is both enjoyable to use and useful. Working with the PFA provides unique biographical information and insights that can be found nowhere else online. We are proud of our partnership with the Professional Footballers Association and the unrivalled access this provides us to the players.”

DSG became the official digital partner of the Professional Footballers Association (PFA) earlier this year and have since launched a number of Player profile fan pages on social media site Facebook as well as providing official player pages on their football news site football.co.uk.

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