Laurent Koscielny

Born: September 10, 1985 (age 32)

Height: 6'1" (186cm)

Hometown: Tulle, France
Nationality: France French

Position: Centre-back
Team: Arsenal (no. 6)
Laurent Koscienlny of Arsenal in action during the Barclays Asia Trophy final match between Arsenal and Everton at the National Stadium on July 18, 2015
Career History
Youth2003-2004Guingamp
Senior2004-2007Guingamp
2007-2009Tours
2009-2010Lorient
2010-Arsenal
International2011-France
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Antonio Conte and windswept Arsene Wenger during the FA Cup final between Arsenal and Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Preview: Chelsea vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews Sunday lunchtime's Premier League meeting between champions Chelsea and London rivals Arsenal at Stamford Bridge.
Sep 15, 14:01
Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta clears from Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez during the FA Cup final on May 27, 2017
Combined XI: Chelsea vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole selects a combined XI of Chelsea and Arsenal players ahead of Sunday's Premier League clash between the London rivals at Stamford Bridge.
Sep 15, 12:18
Alexis Sanchez in action during an Arsenal training session on September 13, 2017
Team News: Alexis Sanchez starts for Arsenal
Alexis Sanchez starts for Arsenal as they welcome FC Koln to the Emirates in the Europa League.
Sep 14, 18:58
Mesut Ozil looks forlorn during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Bournemouth on September 9, 2017
Arsenal duo Mesut Ozil, Aaron Ramsey rested for FC Koln clash
Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey are ruled out of contention for Arsenal's meeting with FC Koln in the Europa League, while Francis Coquelin is out for three weeks.
Sep 13, 14:01
Alexis Sanchez hides his face in shame during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Arsenal on August 27, 2017
Team News: Alexis Sanchez drops to Arsenal bench
Alexis Sanchez is named among the substitutes as Arsenal welcome Bournemouth to the Emirates.
Sep 9, 14:02
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp before the match against Arsenal on March 4, 2017
Live Commentary: Liverpool 4-0 Arsenal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Liverpool's 4-0 victory over Arsenal in the Premier League.
Aug 27, 15:00
Jurgen Klopp and Arsene Wenger during the game between Liverpool and Arsenal on January 13, 2016
Preview: Liverpool vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews Sunday afternoon's Premier League meeting between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield.
Aug 25, 14:15
Alexandre Lacazette celebrates scoring the opener during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Leicester City on August 11, 2017
Preview: Stoke City vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews Saturday evening's Premier League meeting between Stoke City and Arsenal at the bet365 Stadium.
Aug 17, 15:47
A general view during the UEFA Champions League last 16 round match between Arsenal and PSV Eindhoven at The Emirates Stadium on March 7, 2007
Preview: Arsenal vs. Leicester City
Sports Mole previews the opening fixture of the 2017-18 Premier League season between Arsenal and Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium.
Aug 10, 16:55
Alexandre Lacazette in Arsenal training gear in July 2017
Laurent Koscielny: 'Alexandre Lacazette, Sead Kolasinac growing in confidence'
Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny says that both Sead Kolasinac and Alexandre Lacazette have grown in confidence throughout the club's pre-season schedule.
Aug 1, 13:29
Alexandre Lacazette in Arsenal training gear in July 2017
Result: Arsenal win Emirates Cup despite defeat to Sevilla
Arsenal win the Emirates Cup for a fifth time despite falling to a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Sevilla.
Jul 30, 18:12
Laurent Koscielny receives his marching orders during the Champions League game between Arsenal and Bayern Munich on March 7, 2017
Laurent Koscielny: 'I have no reason to leave Arsenal'
Laurent Koscielny says that he has no reason to leave Arsenal as he loves being at the club and his family also enjoys life in London.
Jul 23, 15:43
Laurent Koscielny receives his marching orders during the Champions League game between Arsenal and Bayern Munich on March 7, 2017
Arsenal 'face battle to keep Laurent Koscielny as AC Milan join race'
A report claims that Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny has been made AC Milan's top target for the summer, having also recently been linked with a move to Marseille.
Jun 28, 15:39
Laurent Koscielny receives his marching orders during the Champions League game between Arsenal and Bayern Munich on March 7, 2017
Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny not ruling out Marseille switch
Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny hints that he would be interested in joining boyhood side Marseille, describing them as a "mythical club".
Jun 11, 17:53
Olivier Giroud of France celebrates his team's second goal during the International Friendly between France and Scotland on June 4, 2016 in Metz, France
Result: Olivier Giroud nets treble as France rout Paraguay
Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud nets a hat-trick as France record a 5-0 win over Paraguay in Friday night's international friendly.
Jun 2, 21:55
Krystian Bielik of Arsenal
Arsenal youngster Krystian Bielik open to staying in Championship
Arsenal defender Krystian Bielik confesses that he still 'lacks experience' and would like to spend more time in the Championship next season.
Jun 2, 17:26
Per Mertesacker of Arsenal celebrates at the end of the UEFA Champions League Qualifier 2nd leg match between Arsenal and Besiktas at the Emirates Stadium on August 27, 2014
Team News: Per Mertesacker starts for Arsenal
Per Mertesacker returns for Arsenal as they face Chelsea in the FA Cup final.
May 27, 16:33
Per Mertesacker of Arsenal celebrates at the end of the UEFA Champions League Qualifier 2nd leg match between Arsenal and Besiktas at the Emirates Stadium on August 27, 2014
Per Mertesacker: 'I have never played in a back three'
Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker admits that he has never played in a back three before ahead of his expected inclusion in the FA Cup final at Wembley.
May 27, 14:41
A general shot of Wembley Stadium before the EFL Cup final between Southampton and Manchester United on February 26, 2017
Preview: Arsenal vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews the FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium between Arsenal and Chelsea.
May 26, 17:20
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte on the sidelines in the match against Burnley on February 12, 2017
Antonio Conte: 'Desire most important in FA Cup final'
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte plays down Arsenal's injury worries ahead of Saturday's FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium.
May 26, 15:10
Arsenal's Kieran Gibbs and Southampton's James Ward-Prowse during the Premier League match on May 10, 2017
Kieran Gibbs 'adds to Arsenal injury woes ahead of FA Cup final'
Kieran Gibbs reportedly remains doubtful for Arsenal's FA Cup final meeting with Chelsea, potentially leaving the Gunners without a number of defensive options.
May 24, 22:43
Per Mertesacker of Arsenal celebrates at the end of the UEFA Champions League Qualifier 2nd leg match between Arsenal and Besiktas at the Emirates Stadium on August 27, 2014
Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker ready to be called upon for FA Cup final
Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker says that he is ready to play if called upon for the FA Cup final.
May 24, 18:08
A pensive Arsene Wenger during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on December 13, 2016
Marcus McGuane joins Arsenal training ahead of FA Cup final
Arsenal youngster Marcus McGuane joins first-team training ahead of Saturday's FA Cup final with Chelsea.
May 24, 16:13
Gabriel of Arsenal runs with the ball during the UEFA Champions League Group F match between Dinamo Zagreb and Arsenal at Maksimir Stadium on September 16, 2015 in Zagreb, Croatia.
Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista ruled out for up to eight weeks
Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista is ruled out for up to eight weeks with a serious knee injury.
May 24, 09:07
Laurent Koscielny receives his marching orders during the Champions League game between Arsenal and Bayern Munich on March 7, 2017
Laurent Koscielny loses FA appeal for wrongful dismissal
Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny is handed a three-match ban for the red card awarded to him against Everton, ruling him out of next weekend's FA Cup final.
May 23, 16:15
Hector Bellerin in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Arsenal on December 18, 2016
Hector Bellerin bemoans Laurent Koscielny absence for FA Cup final
Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin bemoans the absence of vice-captain Laurent Koscielny for next weekend's FA Cup final against Chelsea.
May 22, 14:49
Arsene Wenger reacts during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City on April 2, 2017
Arsene Wenger refuses to discuss Arsenal future after missing out on top four
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger brushes off questions about his future after seeing his side miss out on a place in the top four for the first time in almost 20 years.
May 21, 19:28
Arsene Wenger reacts during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City on April 2, 2017
Result: Arsenal into Europa League despite win over Everton
Arsenal will play in the Europa League next season despite their 3-1 victory over Everton in their final fixture of this year's Premier League.
May 21, 16:56
Danny Welbeck celebrates finding the winner during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Leicester City on February 14, 2016
Team News: Danny Welbeck up front for Arsenal
Danny Welbeck starts ahead of Olivier Giroud as Arsenal welcome Everton.
May 21, 14:06
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger during the Premier League match against Southampton on May 10, 2017
Preview: Arsenal vs. Everton
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash at the Emirates Stadium between Arsenal and Everton.
May 19, 14:39
Alexis Sanchez, aka Alexis, celebrates scoring the second during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Sunderland on May 16, 2017
Result: Arsenal beat Sunderland to take top-four race to final day
Alexis Sanchez scores twice as Arsenal beat Sunderland 2-0 to ensure that the race for a top-four spot will go down to the final day of the season.
May 16, 21:37
Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring against Southampton in the Premier League on May 10, 2017
Team News: Alexis Sanchez passed fit for Sunderland clash
Alexis Sanchez starts Arsenal's Premier League clash with Sunderland after shaking off a knock picked up in the 4-1 win at Stoke City.
May 16, 18:50
Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring against Southampton in the Premier League on May 10, 2017
Laurent Koscielny talks up importance of keeping Alexis Sanchez
Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny talks up the importance of keeping Alexis Sanchez at the club beyond the end of the current campaign.
May 16, 14:43
Laurent Koscielny receives his marching orders during the Champions League game between Arsenal and Bayern Munich on March 7, 2017
Laurent Koscielny picks Champions League qualification over winning FA Cup
Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny admits that he would rather secure a top-four finish in the Premier League than win the FA Cup this season.
May 16, 13:49
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger during the Premier League match against Southampton on May 10, 2017
Laurent Koscielny in the dark over Arsene Wenger's Arsenal future
Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny says that he and his teammates do not know whether Arsene Wenger will stay at the club or leave.
May 16, 12:28
Laurent Koscielny receives his marching orders during the Champions League game between Arsenal and Bayern Munich on March 7, 2017
Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny to have daily treatment until end of his career
Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny reveals that he needs daily treatment on his Achilles until the end of his career.
May 16, 10:43
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger during the Premier League match against Southampton on May 10, 2017
Preview: Arsenal vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews Tuesday night's Premier League clash between top-four hopefuls Arsenal and relegated Sunderland at the Emirates Stadium.
May 15, 18:05
Alexis Sanchez warms up before the Premier League game between Middlesbrough and Arsenal on April 17, 2017
Arsene Wenger: 'Alexis Sanchez to undergo late fitness test'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger reveals that Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez will undergo a late fitness test ahead of Tuesday's meeting with Sunderland.
May 15, 10:42
Olivier Giroud waves during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester United on May 7, 2017
Team News: Olivier Giroud up front for Arsenal
Olivier Giroud starts up front for Arsenal as Arsene Wenger makes four changes for the trip to Stoke City.
May 13, 16:40
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger during the Premier League match against Southampton on May 10, 2017
Preview: Stoke City vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews Saturday evening's Premier League meeting between Stoke City and Arsenal at the bet365 Stadium.
May 12, 15:04



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