Arsenal star claims he’s always been a fan after new contract

Arsenal’s Per Mertesacker has always been known for this towering presence at the heart of the gunner’s back line.

However, after the recent extension of his Arsenal contract, we’ve been able see a quite different side of him.

To thank the club and his fans, he tweeted a photo of himself on his Twitter account wearing an Arsenal shirt as a young boy.

Of course, he was never an Arsenal fan as a kid. Perhaps he was taking some tips off Roy Keane?

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