As head of the Arsenal academy, an expert in junior training is via Mertesacker (37). He is responsible for a total of ten teams in the youth area of the Gunners – from the U 9 to U 23. A versatile task, which also produces unpleasant situations.

What he is about and why an academy player is not the best in his job for the professionals, explains Mertesacker in the new episode “Fe: Male View on Football”. In the detailed talk with Anna -Sara Lange and Valeska Homburg, the world champion from 2014 also talks about the progress of England in terms of diversity – and he says which job he can imagine for Joachim Löw. The episode is available on Sara Lange, the Sara Lange app and on all common podcast platforms.

29. April 202249: 37 minutes

FE: Male #08 – Per Mertesacker

Sometimes I am in a moral dilemma, says Mertesacker about his work as head of the Arsenal FC Youth Academy. The native of Lower Saxony discusses with us intensively on mental health in football and provides detailed insights into the development of a young professional. In addition, the 2014 world champion reports on the life of his family in London and in which environment his three sons growing up. Mertesacker also explains what expectations he has for the national team at the World Cup in Qatar and what he would advise Timo Werner and Bernd Leno with regard to the tournament. In addition, the former central defender tells us what triggered the quake at Chelsea FC in the Premier League. Sympathetic, informative, profound!

# FE: Male#07 – Yussuf Poulsen


# FE: Male#06 – Christoph Kramer


# FE: Male#05 – Almuth Schult


# FE: Male#04 – Andreas Luthe


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