Per Mertesacker is getting closer to fitness after a knee injury that has ruled him out since the start of the season.

Per is not expected back until the new year, however he has posted a few videos of him at the gym with the latest showing him undertaking a 20km run on a treadmill

Per recently gave a lengthy interview with a German publication in which he discussed his future, Brexit and Trump, Arsene Wenger’s future, and Bastin Schweinsteiger.

He is hopeful of getting a new contract with Arsenal. His goal to spend at least one more year at the club before moving on, however he is well aware that any new deal will depend solely on how well he returns from this injury.