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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Alexis Sanchez fires in the second during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur on November 18, 2017
Result: Arsenal earn North London derby bragging rights
Arsenal move to within one point of Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League table courtesy of a 2-0 win over their North London rivals.
Nov 18, 14:25
France's defender Laurent Koscielny celebrates his goal during the friendly football match France vs Scotland at the St Symphorien Stadium in Metz, eastern France, on June 4, 2016
Laurent Koscielny to retire after World Cup
France and Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny reveals that he will retire from international football after next summer's World Cup in Russia.
Nov 7, 16:29
Anthony Martial in action during the Champions League game between Manchester United and Basel on September 12, 2017
Anthony Martial back in France squad
Manchester United attacker Anthony Martial receives a call-up to the France squad for the first time since October 2016.
Nov 2, 14:36
Aaron Ramsey scores during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Swansea City on October 28, 2017
Result: Arsenal fight back to edge out Swansea City
Arsenal overturn an early deficit to run out 2-1 winners against Swansea City in their Premier League clash at the Emirates Stadium.
Oct 28, 16:51
Alexandre Lacazette celebrates during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on October 22, 2017
Team News: Arsenal unchanged against Swansea City
Arsene Wenger names an unchanged lineup as Arsenal welcome Swansea City.
Oct 28, 14:03
Nikola Vlasic and Idrissa Gueye take on Mesut Ozil during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on October 22, 2017
Result: Mesut Ozil stars as Arsenal thrash Everton
Mesut Ozil marks his recall to Arsenal's starting lineup with a goal and an assist in a 5-2 win over struggling Everton at Goodison Park.
Oct 22, 15:31
Ronald Koeman during the Premier League game between Aston Villa and Southampton on April 23, 2016
Preview: Everton vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole looks ahead to a must-win Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park.
Oct 21, 15:09
Alexis Sanchez in action during an Arsenal training session on September 13, 2017
Arsenal given Alexis Sanchez, Aaron Ramsey fitness boost
Arsene Wenger reveals that Alexis Sanchez, Aaron Ramsey and Laurent Koscielny are all in contention to play a part against Everton on Sunday afternoon.
Oct 20, 17:23
Arsene Wenger watches on during the EFL Cup game between Arsenal and Doncaster Rovers on September 20, 2017
Preview: Red Star Belgrade vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole looks ahead to Thursday's Europa League Group H match between Red Star Belgrade and Arsenal in Serbia.
Oct 18, 15:20
Marco Silva gives orders during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Watford on August 19, 2017
Team News: Alexis Sanchez out for Arsenal against Watford
Alexis Sanchez sits out Arsenal's trip to Watford following his international exploits with Chile.
Oct 14, 16:39
Danny Welbeck in action during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Sunderland on May 16, 2017
Arsenal receive injury boost ahead of Watford trip
Arsenal are handed an injury boost concerning several players ahead of their trip to Watford.
Oct 12, 21:57
Marco Silva gives orders during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Watford on August 19, 2017
Preview: Watford vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews the Premier League match between Watford and Arsenal at Vicarage Road.
Oct 12, 17:40
Laurent Koscielny receives his marching orders during the Champions League game between Arsenal and Bayern Munich on March 7, 2017
Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny 'may return for Watford trip'
Arsenal are reportedly confident that defender Laurent Koscielny will return for their trip to Watford on Saturday.
Oct 11, 19:27
Shkodran Mustafi in action for Arsenal on September 10, 2016
Shkodran Mustafi ruled out of Watford trip
Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi is ruled out of Saturday's trip to Watford with a thigh injury.
Oct 10, 14:32
Arsene Wenger watches on during the EFL Cup game between Arsenal and Doncaster Rovers on September 20, 2017
Preview: Arsenal vs. Brighton & Hove Albion
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between Arsenal and Brighton & Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium.
Sep 30, 12:29
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Bournemouth on September 9, 2017
Arsene Wenger vows to keep rotating Arsenal squad
Arsene Wenger admits that he will continue to rotate his Arsenal squad this season as he attempts to juggle a busy schedule of Premier League and Europa League.
Sep 29, 19:39
Alexis Sanchez looking unhappy during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Arsenal on August 27, 2017
Laurent Koscielny: 'Alexis Sanchez is focused on Arsenal'
Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny says that teammate Alexis Sanchez is focused on life at the Emirates Stadium, despite missing out on a summer transfer.
Sep 26, 12:53
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



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