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Per Mertesacker recommended Hertha Berlin to sign Matteo Guendouzi

REVEALED: Ex-Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker recommended hot-head Matteo Guendouzi to Hertha Berlin as club’s sporting director insists midfield outcast is ‘worth every penny’

  • Per Mertesacker suggested Matteo Guendouzi, Arne Friedrich has revealed
  • The Hertha Berlin sporting director is delighted with the recommendation
  • The 21-year-old made move from England to Germany on a season-long loan 

Arsenal midfielder Matteo Guendouzi was recommended to Hertha Berlin by former Gunners defender Per Mertesacker, according to the Bundesliga side’s sporting director.

The 21-year-old made the switch from England to Germany on a season-long loan on deadline day in October after falling out of favour with Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta.

And Hertha Berlin’s Arne Friedrich has revealed that his former Germany international team-mate Mertesacker pointed him in the direction of Guendouzi in the summer.

Arsenal midfielder Matteo Guendouzi is currently on loan at Bundesliga side Hertha Berlin

Guendouzi was recommended to Hertha Berlin by former Gunners defender Per Mertesacker

Guendouzi was recommended to Hertha Berlin by former Gunners defender Per…