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
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Career History
Youth2003-2004Guingamp
Senior2004-2007Guingamp
2007-2009Tours
2009-2010Lorient
2010-Arsenal
International2011-France
Sports Mole has 927 articles about Laurent Koscielny. Articles 1 to 40:
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey in action during his side's Premier League clash with Brighton & Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2017
Team News: Aaron Ramsey returns as Arsenal host West Ham United
Aaron Ramsey returns from a calf injury to start for Arsenal in Sunday's Premier League home game against West Ham United.
12:33
Alexandre Lacazette celebrates scoring the Gunners' second during the Europa League quarter-final game between Arsenal and CSKA Moscow on April 5, 2018
Team News: Alexandre Lacazette, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang paired together
Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are both handed starts as Arsenal take on Newcastle United.
Apr 15, 12:33
Laurent Koscielny reacts at the end of the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Laurent Koscielny: 'Arsenal did not follow gameplan against CSKA Moscow'
Laurent Koscielny admits that Arsenal's players failed to follow the gameplan in their Europa League quarter-final second leg at CSKA Moscow.
Apr 12, 22:52
Danny Welbeck of Arsenal during the Europa League match against Ostersunds FK on February 22, 2018
Result: Arsenal survive CSKA Moscow scare to progress through
Arsenal recover from two goals down on the night to earn a 6-3 aggregate victory against CSKA Moscow in the quarter-finals of the Europa League.
Apr 12, 22:01
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Europa League group game between Arsenal and Red Star Belgrade on November 2, 2017
Team News: Arsenal make six changes ahead of CSKA Moscow clash
Arsenal make six changes to their starting XI for Thursday night's Europa League quarter-final second leg at CSKA Moscow.
Apr 12, 19:12
Arsenal's Granit Xhaka during the FA Cup semi-final victory over Manchester City on April 23, 2017
Granit Xhaka to miss Arsenal, CSKA Moscow game with flu
Arsene Wenger reveals that Granit Xhaka will not take part in Arsenal's Europa League quarter-final second leg at CSKA Moscow due to flu.
Apr 11, 22:22
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Europa League group game between Arsenal and Red Star Belgrade on November 2, 2017
Preview: CSKA Moscow vs. Arsenal - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Thursday's Europa League last-eight clash between CSKA Moscow and Arsenal.
Apr 11, 11:55
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in action during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Everton on February 3, 2018
Team News: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang leads line as Arsenal make seven changes
Reiss Nelson comes in for his first Premier League start as Arsenal make seven changes for the visit of Southampton.
Apr 8, 13:19
Aaron Ramsey scores the third during the Europa League quarter-final game between Arsenal and CSKA Moscow on April 5, 2018
Result: Aaron Ramsey, Alexandre Lacazette put Arsenal in control against CSKA Moscow
Arsenal take control of their Europa League quarter-final clash against CSKA Moscow courtesy of a 4-1 home victory over the Russians at the Emirates Stadium.
Apr 5, 21:53
Alexandre Lacazette in action for Arsenal on July 30, 2017
Team News: Alexandre Lacazette leads Arsenal attack against CSKA Moscow
Alexandre Lacazette starts up front for Arsenal in their Europa League quarter-final first-leg clash with CSKA Moscow.
Apr 5, 18:58
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Europa League group game between Arsenal and Red Star Belgrade on November 2, 2017
Preview: Arsenal vs. Stoke City - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Stoke City's trip to Arsenal in the Premier League.
Mar 30, 18:48
Paul Pogba chills during the World Cup qualifier between France and the Netherlands on August 31, 2017
Result: Kylian Mbappe, Paul Pogba on scoresheet as France beat Russia
Kylian Mbappe and Paul Pogba both get on the scoresheet as France register a 3-1 victory over Russia in Tuesday's friendly in Saint Petersburg.
Mar 27, 18:43
General view outside The Emirates ahead of the Premier League game between Arsenal and Chelsea on January 3, 2018
Arsenal 'quoted £35m for Benfica defender Ruben Dias'
Benfica reportedly set Ruben Dias's asking price at £35m amid interest from Arsenal.
Mar 21, 09:03
Laurent Koscielny receives his marching orders during the Champions League game between Arsenal and Bayern Munich on March 7, 2017
Laurent Koscielny limps off after 10 minutes played against AC Milan
Laurent Koscielny limps off after just 10 minutes of Arsenal's Europa League last-16 second leg against AC Milan on Thursday night with an apparent hip injury.
Mar 15, 20:56
Arsenal full-back Hector Bellerin in action during his side's Premier League clash with Brighton & Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2017
Team News: Quartet return for Arsenal in Europa League clash with AC Milan
Hector Bellerin, Laurent Koscielny, Nacho Monreal and Aaron Ramsey feature in Arsenal's starting lineup for the second leg of the Europa League last-16 tie with AC Milan.
Mar 15, 18:57
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on October 22, 2017
Martin Keown: 'Europa League a lifeline for Arsene Wenger'
Martin Keown believes that Arsene Wenger's team selection for Arsenal's Premier League meeting with Watford indicates that the Europa League is his priority this season.
Mar 11, 13:06
Arsenal wing-back Sead Kolasinac in action during his side's Premier League clash with Bournemouth on September 9, 2017
Team News: Sead Kolasinac starts for Arsenal against Watford
Sead Kolasinac is fit to start for Arsenal in Sunday's Premier League clash against Watford at the Emirates Stadium.
Mar 11, 12:33
Laurent Koscielny reacts at the end of the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Atletico 'want Laurent Koscielny for Jose Gimenez'
Atletico Madrid will reportedly demand defender Laurent Koscielny should Arsenal make an approach for Jose Gimenez during the summer transfer window.
Mar 8, 11:10
Laurent Koscielny receives his marching orders during the Champions League game between Arsenal and Bayern Munich on March 7, 2017
Laurent Koscielny: 'Arsenal lacking confidence'
Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny admits that it will be difficult for his side to finish in the top four this season following their 2-1 defeat at Brighton.
Mar 5, 15:12
Laurent Koscielny receives his marching orders during the Champions League game between Arsenal and Bayern Munich on March 7, 2017
Laurent Koscielny: 'Arsene Wenger not solely to blame'
Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny insists that manager Arsene Wenger is not solely to blame for the club's current poor run of form.
Mar 4, 20:58
Calum Chambers and Gaetan Bong in action during the Premier League game between Brighton & Hove Albion and Arsenal on March 4, 2018
Result: Brighton & Hove Albion add to Arsene Wenger's woes at Arsenal
Brighton & Hove Albion move into the top 10 of the Premier League table courtesy of a 2-1 win over Arsenal in Sunday's clash at the Amex Stadium.
Mar 4, 15:26
Laurent Koscielny receives his marching orders during the Champions League game between Arsenal and Bayern Munich on March 7, 2017
Laurent Koscielny 'in tears at Arsenal meeting'
French centre-back Laurent Koscielny reportedly 'broke down in tears' during a crisis meeting at Arsenal last week.
Mar 3, 12:51
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Europa League group game between Arsenal and Red Star Belgrade on November 2, 2017
Arsene Wenger keen on Jose Gimenez?
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is reportedly keen on signing Atletico Madrid centre-back Jose Gimenez.
Feb 27, 15:22
Sergio Aguero celebrates opening the scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Burnley on October 21, 2017
Result: Manchester City comfortably beat Arsenal to win EFL Cup for fifth time
Manchester City beat Arsenal 3-0 in the EFL Cup final to win the competition for a fifth time, thanks to goals from Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and David Silva.
Feb 25, 18:24
Mesut Ozil celebrates getting the opener during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Newcastle United on December 16, 2017
Combined XI: Arsenal vs. Manchester City
Ahead of Sunday's EFL Cup final between Arsenal and Manchester City, Sports Mole selects the strongest combined XI from both squads.
Feb 23, 13:49
Arsene Wenger gestures during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester United on December 2, 2017
Team News: Danny Welbeck leads Arsenal line at Ostersunds FK
Danny Welbeck leads Arsenal's line in this evening's Europa League showdown with Ostersunds FK, as Arsene Wenger makes four changes to his side.
Feb 15, 16:59
Shkodran Mustafi celebrates opening the scoring during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur on November 18, 2017
Combined XI: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole selects a strongest combined XI from Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal ahead of Saturday's North London derby at Wembley.
Feb 8, 16:55
Aaron Ramsey scores the opener during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Everton on February 3, 2018
Result: Aaron Ramsey nets hat-trick as Arsenal thrash Everton
Arsenal beat Everton 5-1 at the Emirates Stadium to return to winning ways in the Premier League, with Aaron Ramsey netting three of the home side's goals.
Feb 3, 19:20
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scores the fourth during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Everton on February 3, 2018
Live Commentary: Arsenal 5-1 Everton - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Arsenal's 5-1 win over Everton, as Aaron Ramsey netted his first career hat-trick.
Feb 3, 16:30
Roy Hodgson is having a mare during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Southampton on September 16, 2017
Roy Hodgson: Crystal Palace avoided "an avalanche" with second-half display
Roy Hodgson is happy with the "desire and work-rate" on show from his Crystal Palace players to reduce the deficit against Arsenal, as they escaped with just a 4-1 loss.
Jan 20, 21:28
Alex Iwobi and Bakary Sako in action during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Crystal Palace on January 20, 2018
Result: Arsenal thrash Crystal Palace in return to form
Arsenal record their first win of 2018 with a 4-1 victory over Crystal Palace in Saturday's Premier League fixture at the Emirates Stadium.
Jan 20, 16:56
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on October 22, 2017
Team News: Laurent Koscielny, Nacho Monreal return for Arsenal
Laurent Koscielny and Nacho Monreal are back in the Arsenal lineup for this afternoon's visit of Crystal Palace.
Jan 20, 14:05
Alex Iwobi and Bakary Sako in action during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Crystal Palace on January 20, 2018
Live Commentary: Arsenal 4-1 Crystal Palace - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Arsenal score four times in 19 minutes to record a 4-1 win over Crystal Palace at the Emirates Stadium.
Jan 20, 14:00
West Bromwich Albion defender Jonny Evans in action during his side's Premier League clash with Newcastle United at The Hawthorns on November 28, 2017
Arsenal 'step up Jonny Evans pursuit'
Arsenal reportedly step up their pursuit of West Bromwich Albion defender Jonny Evans in a bid to beat Premier League leaders Manchester City to his signature.
Jan 9, 09:57
Hector Bellerin scores the Gunners' equaliser during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Chelsea on January 3, 2018
Result: Hector Bellerin rescues point for Arsenal against Chelsea in thriller
Arsenal and Chelsea play out an action-packed and enthralling 2-2 draw at the Emirates Stadium as Hector Bellerin rescues a point in stoppage time.
Jan 3, 21:42
Mesut Ozil celebrates getting the opener during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Newcastle United on December 16, 2017
Team News: Mesut Ozil returns for Arsenal but no Laurent Koscielny
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil overcomes a knee injury to make the starting lineup for the Premier League fixture with Chelsea.
Jan 3, 18:48
Alvaro Morata holds off Laurent Koscielny during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Arsenal on September 17, 2017
Combined XI: Arsenal vs. Chelsea
Ahead of the London derby between Arsenal and Chelsea, Sports Mole selects the strongest combined XI from both squads.
Jan 2, 16:15
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Europa League group game between Arsenal and Red Star Belgrade on November 2, 2017
Arsene Wenger willing to bring in "exceptional player" in January
Arsene Wenger reveals that he is open to the prospect of bringing in a new player during the January transfer window if the circumstance is right.
Jan 2, 10:54
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on the sidelines during his side's Premier League clash with Brighton & Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2017
Arsene Wenger: 'Arsenal cannot afford any more injuries'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger rules Sead Kolasinac out of Wednesday's meeting with Chelsea, while Laurent Koscielny and Mesut Ozil have a chance of featuring.
Jan 2, 10:19
Philippe Coutinho heads in past Petr Cech during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Liverpool on December 22, 2017
Result: Arsenal, Liverpool share six goals in Emirates Stadium thriller
Arsenal and Liverpool play out a 3-3 draw in Friday night's Premier League clash at the Emirates Stadium to see the Reds remain one point above their opponents.
Dec 22, 21:40

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