(Video) Per Mertesacker thanks Arsenal fans for their support this season

Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker has taken the time out of his busy schedule to thank the club’s fans for their continued support throughout the season and wants to repay their faith by retaining the FA Cup.

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It has been a mixed season for the Gunners as they struggled at the start of the campaign with injuries to a host of key players that impacted their form and left them way off the pace in terms of challenging for the league title.

But since the turn of the year they have been one of the form teams in Europe and had been tipped by many in the media to pose a threat to Chelsea for the title and although the North London outfit came up short, there is genuine belief among the players and fans that a first league championship in over a decade is not too far away.

Arsenal face West Brom at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday in the final game of the league season before entertaining Aston Villa in the FA Cup final six days later and Mertesacker wants to end the campaign on a high by winning both games.

Watch the video of the German World Cup winner thanking the fans below:

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