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In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew, Helen (and Lewis), and Sylvain talk through the first points of the Emery Era™, the...
Arsenal will have five captains for the new season and Laurent Koscielny will captain the captains, making him the captain.
Laurent Koscielny has admitted he's thinking about moving on from Arsenal in 2020, when his contract expires, but his main concern for now is getting fit and healthy.
Laurent Koscielny celebrated in the France dressing room after his country collected their second World Cup trophy.
French President Emmanuel Macron has invited Laurent Koscielny to join him in attending the World Cup final on Sunday, as France face Croatia for the trophy.
Arsenal face Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Wednesday, as the Premier League season draws to a close this week.
Mesut Özil is the latest player Arsene Wenger has ruled out until the end of the season, after the German picked up a back injury in Madrid.
Laurent Koscielny won't play any part for France in the World Cup this summer, after the defender suffered an injured against Atletico Madrid on Thursday.
Arsenal are planning a complete defensive overhaul this summer, with every member of the back-five under threat, according to reports.
Arsenal fell disappointingly short on Thursday night in Madrid, failing to match the away goal Atletico scored in North London and ending up on the end of a 1-0 defeat.
Arsenal face Atletico Madrid in Spain on Thursday, in arguably the biggest game of the season for Arsene Wenger's side.
Arsenal face Manchester United this weekend at Old Trafford, as Arsene Wenger makes his final trip to his old rivals as manager of his current club.
Arsenal kept their impressive win going with a 4-1 win in what we discovered on Friday would be Arsene Wenger's final London derby, against West Ham.
Arsenal face West Ham United at home on Sunday, as the world reels from the news that it will be Arsene Wenger's penultimate Premier League match in North London.
Aaron Ramsey and Jack Wilshere will return to full training this week ahead of Arsenal’s upcoming games against West Ham and Atletico Madrid.
Three Arsenal players have been selected by UEFA for their Europa League Team of the Week despite their poor showing in Moscow on Thursday night.
Arsenal shook off a comeback scare to progress to the Europa League semi-finals with a 2-2 draw against CSKA Moscow on Thursday night.
Arsenal face CSKA Moscow on Thursday night at the VEB Arena in Russia, with a three-goal lead and a place in the Europa League semi-final on the line.
On Tuesday, Arsenal announced that they'd won their appeal against Mohamed Elneny's red card, but how common is it for the club to see their suspensions overturned?
Laurent Koscielny won't play against Colombia on Friday night thanks a hip problem, but the France national team hope to see him return to face Russia next Tuesday, according to local media.
It's time for another international break and two weeks away from club football, so to help you cope here's the fixture list for all the Arsenal players called up.
Arsenal overcame a brief comeback scare to ease past AC Milan with a 3-1 win in the second leg of their last-16 Europa League tie on Thursday.
Laurent Koscielny’s back injury may not be as bad as first feared with Arsene Wenger explaining that the vice-captain ‘got a kick’ causing his back to cramp.
Aaron Ramsey says the Europa League is Arsenal's best hope for Champions League football next season, with the club's league season in tatters at this stage.
Sven Mislintat wants Arsenal to sign players in four different positions this summer, according to reports, in what is shaping up to be a significantly busier window than last year.
It's fairly clear right now that Arsenal's squad is far from perfect, but which positions in particular do the club need to look at in the summer?
Arsenal finally ended their losing streak with a top team performance away at the San Siro, beating Milan 2-0 on the night.
Laurent Koscielny says everyone involved with Arsenal needs to stick together if they want to turn things around between now and the end of the season.
Arsenal slipped to a new low over the weekend, losing a fourth consecutive match, 2-1 against newly promoted Brighton & Hove Albion.
Arsenal legend Emmanuel Petit is concerned for Laurent Koscielny's World Cup chances.
Some Arsenal fans reckon that Arsene Wenger is entirely to blame for his side's clueless performances this season but others believe the players need to start looking at themselves.
Arsenal put in a slightly improved performance against Manchester City on Thursday night, but ended with exactly the same result as at the weekend.
Arsenal slumped to a humiliating League Cup final defeat on Sunday, losing 3-0 to Manchester City, and there was hardly a single positive individual performance of note.
Arsenal will face AC Milan in the last-16 of the Europa League, and history suggests it will be a close encounter.
Arsenal want to strengthen their central defence and midfield in the summer transfer window, according to reports.
Arsenal continue to scout Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly ahead of a potential move in the summer, according to various reports.
After Arsenal's 1-0 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley, let's look at seven things we learned from the match.
Arsenal lost 1-0 against Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday's North London derby, but they put in a terrible performance that deserved an even worse scoreline.
Arsenal face Spurs this weekend in the North London derby, and since combined XI's are all the rage right now, we've put one of our own together.
After last week's emphatic win against Everton, Arsenal will want to keep the good feelings going with a similar starting XI in the North London derby on Saturday.
Chronicle Live writer Mark Douglas recently wrangled Jose Enrique, Steve Harper, Joey Barton and Kevin Nolan together in order to reminisce about Newcastle's 4-4 draw with Arsenal seven years ago today, but the detailed piece only mentions the Magpies' main man twice.
Singer Rihanna took pictures with the Arsenal team after watching the Gunners put five past Everton, in a fantastic win on Saturday.
Granit Xhaka's winner against Chelsea saw Arsenal book their place in the Carabao Cup final at Wembley, with Nacho Monreal delivering a man-of-the-match performance.
Apart from Calum Chambers in October, the last person at Arsenal to sign a new contract was Arsene Wenger. Chambers is the only player in 12 months to put pen to paper.
This season, Alexis Sanchez has looked as if he'd rather play for any other team than Arsenal and Laurent Koscielny has reportedly had a big problem with it.
Arsene Wenger gave the latest team news ahead of Arsenal's match against Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Antonio Conte has confirmed that while Eden Hazard missed out on Chelsea's FA Cup draw against Norwich with a calf problem, the Belgian returns for Arsenal.
Arsene Wenger has delivered the latest Arsenal team news ahead of the Gunners' first League Cup semi-final clash against Chelsea on Wednesday.
In his press conference ahead of the Nottingham Forest FA Cup tie, Arsene Wenger confirmed that Granit Xhaka has become the latest Arsenal player to pick up an injury.
Arsenal are facing a crisis ahead of tonight's meeting with Chelsea, with up to six players potentially missing out through injury.
Arsene Wenger has revealed Sead Kolasinac, Laurent Koscielny and Mesut Ozil don't have much chance of playing against Chelsea on Wednesday.
In true Arsenal style, after the busy festive period and back-to-back defeats to Everton and Manchester City in December, January went rapidly downhill.
Arsenal could be without Laurent Koscielny, Sead Kolasinac and Mesut Ozil for their Premier League meeting with defending champions Chelsea on Wednesday evening.
Laurent Koscielny's old youth coach didn't expect him to play for Arsenal and France, but is very proud of his accomplishments.
Martin Keown criticised Laurent Koscielny for not doing the basics well enough in Arsenal's 3-3 draw with Liverpool, but is he right about the defender not being 'well schooled'?
After Liverpool made Virgil van Dijk the most expensive defender in history, let's look at Arsenal's priciest defensive signings.
Arsenal someone managed to earn a point against Liverpool despite being 2-0 down at half-time but did we actually learn anything?
After Laurent Koscielny and Nacho Monreal started two games in central defence in just a few days, many fans are asking why Calum Chambers and Rob Holding aren't being given a chance.
The Arsenal fans are growing concerned about Laurent Koscielny's recent performances, and called on the London club to consider a replacement.
Laurent Koscielny is a fine defender, but Arsenal must become less dependent on him.
Arsenal have made more errors leading to an opposition shot than any other team in the Premier League this season.
Paul Pogba is annoyed at Laurent Koscielny for his red card, according to manager José Mourinho.
Arsenal lost 3-1 against Manchester United on Saturday, as the Gunners failed to take advantage of an opportunity to solidify a top-four place.
After the World Cup draw took place earlier this afternoon, we're looking at who the Arsenal players will face at the competition next summer.
Lorient president Loic Fery claims that Laurent Koscielny wants to end his career at his former club in France.
Laurent Koscielny has rubbished rumours that he'll retire from playing club football soon and insists he want to stay at Arsenal for years to come.
LLaurent Koscielny has lauded the team's defensive efforts, and hopes Arsenal can continue such collective responsibility.
Arsenal welcome Huddersfield to the Emirates on Wednesday, but Arsene Wenger may have a selection headache with one eye on Saturday's meeting with Manchester United.
Laurent Koscielny had his say on Arsenal's penalty against Burnley, admitting he didn't see it well in normal time, but feels these incidents will go for and against you over the season.
Arsene Wenger has praised Shkodran Mustafi, Laurent Koscielny and Nacho Monreal for keeping a clean sheet against Burnley on Sunday.
Beating Burnley was more important than beating Tottenham, says Laurent Koscielny.
Just in case you had any doubts over Arsenal's current first choice back three, here's a stat that proves Laurent Koscielny, Shkodran Mustafi and Nacho Monreal should always start together.
Laurent Koscielny put in a solid performance against Spurs on Saturday afternoon but has he still got that same ability, which prompted Gooners to nickname him 'the Boss' in the first place?
Ahead of the North London derby on Saturday, Arsenal could be without a key defender, midfielder and striker, with the international break taking a number of victims.
Laurent Koscielny is a fresh injury doubt after sitting out training with France.
This week, Laurent Koscielny announced his retirement from international football.
Four Arsenal stars featured in France's international friendly win over Wales at Stade de France on Friday evening.
Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny believes Paris Saint-Germain's Presnel Kimpembe could eventually take his spot in the France national team.
Laurent Koscielny has announced that he'll retire from international football after the World Cup in Russia next summer.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain says his most embarrassing moment in football was when he inadvertently got Kieran Gibbs sent off at Stamford Bridge.
Laurent Koscielny and David Silva swapped kits after Sunday's Premier League clash between Manchester City and Arsenal. Switching their shirts and shorts in the tunnel.
Nine Arsenal players have been called up for their countries for their upcoming international matches.
Manager Pep Guardiola tried to distract from Manchester City's offside goal on Sunday by pointing to a goal Arsenal scored 13 months ago.
Arsenal went to Manchester City and lost, just like we all expected them to.
Several Arsenal players will be in action during the international break
We asked you guys on Twitter who your favourite current Arsenal player is and why, and the results seem to be pretty conclusive.
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Aaron Ramsey, Alexis Sanchez and Laurent Koscielny will be alright to face Everton in the Premier League on Sunday.
Laurent Koscielny was in training on Wednesday ahead of Arsenal's Europa League clash against Red Star Belgrade.
Arsenal have received a boost ahead of their trip to Everton on Sunday as three players return from injury.
Just to compound the Gunners' misery after the loss to Watford, a number of players have picked up new injury problems.
On Thursday morning, Arsene Wenger delivered the latest team news ahead of Arsenal's Premier League clash against Watford.
Arsene Wenger will apparently start Laurent Koscielny against Watford on Saturday.
Arsenal have a few defensive issues to work out ahead of their trip to Watford on Saturday, with a number of absentees and doubts forcing manager Arsene Wenger into changes.
Hasn't the international break been so, so entertaining? Are there really any positives for Arsenal fans during this two week hiatus? Well, when you think about it, there actually are a few.
While Laurent Koscielny could still feature for Arsenal against Watford on Saturday, his Achilles, which has been giving him issues since August 2014, is being monitored ahead of the clash.
Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi will undergo scans in the next 48 hours, with fears that he could be out of action for a long time.
Arsenal have several injury problems to worry about ahead of their trip to Watford on Saturday, with up to seven players potentially missing out on the weekend.
The number of players on the Arsenal treatment table seems to be reducing, something that rarely happens over an international break in recent times.
In total, twelve Arsenal first-team players have been called up to represent their countries over the international break.
Laurent Koscielny recently gave an interview to SFR Sport about defending in the Premier League, and why he loves it so much.
Arsene Wenger has revealed that three Arsenal players won't be going on international duty for their respective countries.
After Arsenal's match against Brighton the international break is underway again, just a few weeks after the last one ended. So which Arsenal players are involved, and when?
Laurent Koscielny has been ruled out of France's upcoming World Cup qualifiers.
Arsenal could be without Laurent Koscielny and Mesut Ozil for Sunday's game against Brighton.
Laurent Koscielny, Olivier Giroud and Alexandre Lacazette have all been called up for France.
Laurent Koscielny has said that Alexis Sanchez must enjoy playing football again.
Title winners need a strong defensive unit, and that's exactly what Arsenal don't have, claims Jamie Carragher.
Arsene Wenger could leave out seven first-team players for Thursday’s Europa League clash, with Petr Cech, Laurent Koscielny, Alexandre Lacazette, Danny Welbeck, Mesut Ozil, Granit Xhaka and Aaron Ramsey all missing training.
Laurent Koscielny will miss Arsenal's opening Europa League game due to suspension.
Alexis Sanchez has been named in Arsenal's Europa League squad for this season, along with 41 other players.
Chelsea winger Eden Hazard has admitted that his solo goal against Arsenal last season was "lucky" to go in.
Three Arsenal players featured for France in their stalemate with Luxembourg, while Danny Welbeck scored for England and Mesut Ozil impressed with Germany.
In the first set of World Cup qualifiers this International break, Arsenal had nine players involved for their country, across seven teams.
Arsène Wenger talked to the media on Friday about how hard it's been for Laurent Koscielny to be sidelined so far.
With Laurent Koscielny set to return to the fold following his three-match suspension, we look at just how crucial the centre-back is to Arsenal's starting XI.
Arsene Wenger and Jurgen Klopp have both delivered their latest team news ahead of the Premier League clash at Anfield on Sunday.
Laurent Koscielny, Olivier Giroud and Alexandre Lacazette have been selected for France by Didier Deschamps.
Arsene Wenger has revealed that Arsenal could still make more signings before the summer transfer window closes, despite the squad being bloated.
Arsene Wenger insists that while holding the title of Arsenal captain doesn't seem to mean much these days, he has a few leaders at the club.
Arsene Wenger was reportedly 13 minutes early to his pre-match press conference and wasted no time telling the media how prepared his side are for anything Leicester City throw at them.
Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista could be set for a return to La Liga this summer, with Valencia manager Marcelino admitting an interest in the centre-back.
There's just one month remaining in the transfer window, and Arsenal still have work to do.
Mesut Ozil, Aaron Ramsey and Laurent Koscielny were all noticeably absent from Arsenal's squad to face Chelsea in the Community Shield on Sunday.
The 2017/18 season is less than a fortnight away but Arsenal still need to answer several key questions before it kicks off.
Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny will be able to play for the Gunners in Sunday’s Community Shield against Chelsea, having been cleared by the FA.
Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny believes new-boys Alexandre Lacazette and Sead Kolasinac are settling well at the club and growing in confidence.
Laurent Koscielny didn't play against Benfica on Saturday afternoon - should Arsenal fans be worried?
Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny has revealed his desire to remain at the Emirates Stadium and has no interest in the rumours from Marseille or the Chinese Super League this summer.
Laurent Koscielny has given a positive injury update ahead of Arsenal's pre-season clash against Chelsea at the Bird's Nest Stadium in Bejing.
Arsene Wenger has revealed that, worryingly, Laurent Koscielny continues to suffer with back troubles.
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that David Ospina will be the goalkeeper to start against Chelsea on Saturday.
Arsenal have landed in China and wasted no time getting stuck in to a bunch of weird pre-season duties.
Arsenal unveiled their new black-and-pink third kit in Sydney this morning.
Arsenal could turn to Southampton's Virgil van Dijk as a replacement for the retiring Per Mertesacker.
Arsene Wenger, Per Mertesacker, Laurent Koscielny and Petr Cech greeted the press in their first press conference of the tour.
The Chinese Super League sees its transfer window close on Friday, and new tax regulations seem to have successfully limited the league's foreign spending.
Arsenal are already facing a defensive crisis and the new season's not even kicked off yet.
In the past, Arsenal have occasionally been blessed with very good centre backs.
Arsenal legend Martin Keown has stated his belief that Laurent Koscielny is in the same class as former defenders Tony Adams and Sol Campbell.
New signing Alexandre Lacazette was in cheerful mood as he met his new team mates yesterday.
Laurent Koscielny is wanted by Manchester City, Marseille and a team from China this summer.
AC Milan have reportedly made signing Laurent Koscielny a priority this summer.
Tottenham Hotspur have entered the race to join Manchester United’s Chris Smalling, after losing out on Harry Maguire who signed for Leicester City this summer.
Last season, Calum Chambers would have been excused for believing his Arsenal career was shot.
After Laurent Koscielny was recently reported to have sparked the interest of an unnamed Chinese Super League club, the centre-back has been listed as one of the mega-rich league's targets this summer.
After missing out on Champions League qualification, Arsenal have a very important transfer window ahead. We've already been linked with several players, but which areas of the team should be reinforced this summer?
Arsenal have collected the most red cards on opening day weekend than any other Premier League side.
Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny has made clear his desire to see Jeff Reine-Adelaide establish himself as a first-team player next season.
This season, a new formation and tactical system swept the Premier League, and to some extent world football.
Reports from France claim an unnamed Chinese club have offered Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny a huge contract to move this summer.
Kolasinac has yet to be assigned a number at Arsenal. What options are available for him?
Four first-team players were in action for their respective countries on international duty, while some Ladies also featured during international friendlies.
With the 2016/17 season having come to a close, it's time to look at which Arsenal players were the most influential over the course of the campaign, as well as those who left a lot to be desired.
Olivier Giroud continued his impressive goal-scoring form for France with a hat-trick during their 5-0 international friendly win over Paraguay on Friday evening.
Arsenal are interested in the Southampton centre back but face competition from Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City.
Arsenal's defensive depth was tested to its limits in the latter stages of the 16/17 season but how did the defenders fare individually over the course of the season?
Alexis Sanchez played an amazing 4,854 minutes of football since last July. Alexis ranks 13th in list of most used played since 1/7/2016 Only...
This summer we could see a number of players leave Arsenal. We've had a look to see who could leave and how much truth there is to the rumours linking them away...
After securing an unlikely victory over Chelsea to win this season's FA Cup trophy, it's time to reflect on an eventful year for Arsenal's first-team squad.
After Aaron Ramsey's winning header in the FA Cup final against Chelsea on Saturday, I'm finding it difficult not to name that as goal of the season five times.
Marseille have shortlisted Arsenal's vice-captain Laurent Koscielny as a transfer target to approach, with the Ligue 1 side keen to tempt him back to France in a story that has been rumbling for a month or so now.
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey was full of praise for teammate Laurent Koscielny after the Frenchman came third in the Vitality Player of the Season poll, saying he leads by example on the pitch.
Despite being relegated from the Premier League, Sunderland's season hasn't been a complete disaster - they've come top of the Injury League!
Laurent Koscielny has had his appeal against the red card he was given by Michael Oliver against Everton on Sunday rejected.
Hector Bellerín has admitted this weekend's FA Cup Final against Chelsea will be made all the more difficult with Laurent Koscielny's suspension after a...
Arsene Wenger has admitted that losing two centre-backs in one game is a big blow for Arsenal, who face Chelsea in the FA Cup final next Saturday.
Arsenal were given a big boost ahead of Sunday’s Premier League clash against Everton with defender Laurent Koscielny returning to training.
It's another must-win game for Arsenal, and the final league fixture of the 2016/17 campaign.
Laurent Koscielny is desperate to convince Alexis Sanchez to stay at the Emirates, saying he has the support of the whole team.
Laurent Koscielny has admitted that returning to France, as reports claim he could do this summer, would be a huge life choice.
Laurent Koscielny has revealed that he will need 'daily' treatment on his Achilles until the end of his career and he's prepared to miss out against Sunderland if it means that he can play in the last two games.
Arsene Wenger met with the press on Monday morning ahead of Arsenal’s penultimate Premier League game of the season against Sunderland on Tuesday evening.
After back-to-back victories over Manchester United and Southampton, Arsenal will travel to the Britannia with renewed confidence that an unlikely top-four place can still be secure this season.
Arsene Wenger has delivered a double injury boost ahead of Arsenal's trip to Stoke on Saturday.
It probably won't surprise you to find out that Laurent Koscielny has made the most Premier League interceptions this season.
Arsenal remain fifth in the Injury League table, with Southampton, who they face in the league on Wednesday night, just below them in sixth.
Arsene Wenger met with the press ahead of Arsenal's game at Southampton on Wednesday night.
Laurent Koscielny is said to be open to a summer move to Marseille with contact between his people and the Ligue 1 club already reported to have been made.
Laurent Koscielny claims that Arsenal and Spurs are pretty similar in terms of quality but in different ways.
When the PFA Team of the Year was announced, there seemed to be outrage that Tottenham’s Toby Alderweireld was not included but who really is having the best season?
Arsene Wenger revealed that Laurent Koscielny is more likely to play against Spurs than not, and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain should also be fine to feature.
Arsenal’s switch to a back three has added some much needed defensive solidity as we enter the final stretch of the season.
Arsene Wenger met with the press ahead of Arsenal's crunch game at White Hart Lane this weekend.
Arsene Wenger gave a concerning update on Laurent Koscielny's knee following Arsenal's 1-0 win over Leicester on Wednesday night.
Laurent Koscielny has been spilling the beans on how he feels about Arsenal's new formation and it turns out that he's quite a fan.
After a forgettable 3-0 away defeat against Crystal Palace last Monday, Arsenal will be looking to atone for their errors in another away fixture - against Steve Agnew's inconsistent Middlesbrough side.
It was a much better week for Arsenal this week than over recent times. So let's take a look at what's hot and what's not in the world of Arsenal...
The latest on which Arsenal players will be available for the Gunners' trip to Middlesbrough on Monday 17 April.
According to a recent report in Yahoo! France, someone in Laurent Koscielny's entourage thinks the player could be attracted by Marseille.
Arsene Wenger revealed the latest team news ahead of Arsenal's Premier League clash away to Crystal Palace on Monday night.
Respected French publication, L’Equipe, believe that a return to France in the summer for Laurent Koscielny is ‘not impossible’ despite the Frenchman signing a new deal with Arsenal recently.
Gary Neville didn’t hold back when it came to post-Manchester City analysis, picking out Laurent Koscielny, Theo Walcot and Mesut Ozil for special criticism.
Laurent Koscielny was taken off at half time of Arsenal’s match against Manchester City, allegedly complaining of pain in his Achilles.
The latest on Arsenal's injured players and who may or may not be available for the Premier League match at home to Manchester City on 2 April.
Alexis Sanchez, Laurent Koscielny, Olivier Giroud, Mohamed Elneny, David Ospina, Joel Campbell and Ainsley Maitland-Niles have all been in action for the respective countries.
Laurent Koscielny was part of the French press conference ahead of their upcoming match.
After a three-week Premier League hiatus for the Gunners, a tough test at Anfield awaits on Saturday evening.
Arsene Wenger delivered the latest team news in his press conference ahead of Arsenal's trip to Liverpool.
Arsenal have been handed a huge boost ahead of their showdown at Anfield this weekend as Laurent Koscielny returned to full training ahead of the game.
Just as Arsenal appear to be getting players back from injury, they lose more.
L'Equipe Magazine have published their annual sports salaries review and Cristiano Ronaldo still leads the way.
In a week that saw pies dominate, we have a round up of Arsenal's videos from the week
Laurent Koscielny has been speaking to Arsenal player about what it takes to be a footballer.
Laurent Koscielny has been speaking with the French media, claiming that although it's not Arsene Wenger's fault, Arsenal do have a mental problem at the moment... as if we didn't already know.
Laurent Koscielny apparently wants Arsene Wenger to stay at Arsenal.
Arsenal have lost three more players to injury this week but will they be back in time for the Gunners' trip to Liverpool on 4 March?
Laurent Koscielny attempted to explain the shambles that was Arsenal's second half performance against Bayern Munich on Wednesday night.
It was no coincidence that as soon as Laurent Koscielny was subbed off at the start of the second half against Bayern Munich, everything fell to pieces.
Laurent Koscielny revealed that he felt pain in his right thigh before the end of the first half against Bayern Munich but tried to play on.
Love is in the air at London Colney but which Arsenal players are forming great partnerships?
A 2-0 home victory was the ideal way to bounce back from last week's frustrations, and Arsenal's defensive solidity seems to have returned - somewhat.
Earlier in the week, Laurent Koscielny had comments made to the French media taken out of context and now Arsene Wenger has had his say.
On Tuesday every outlet online seemed to be reporting that Laurent Koscielny had criticised Arsene Wenger’s team selection against Chelsea at the weekend.
After Arsenal's 3-1 defeat against Chelsea, Laurent Koscielny was asked to reflect upon another frustrating afternoon in the Premier League.
Shkodran Mustafi believes the reason he and Laurent Koscielny work so well on the pitch is because they understand the way the other plays.
Laurent Koscielny put in another valiant performance for Arsenal against Burnley.
Laurent Koscielny recently sang Arsene Wenger's praises, claiming that the manager has helped Arsenal grow.
Since an unforgettable Premier League debut at Anfield in August of 2010, which saw him sent off in second-half stoppage time, Laurent Koscielny hasn't had an easy journey to success for Arsenal.
Paul Clement was left frustrated after his side’s defeat to Arsenal and was less than impressed at Mike Jones for booking Ki Sung-Yeung instead of awarding his side a penalty.
A report in France is claiming that Olivier Giroud took a £10k per week paycut to sign a new one-year extension with Arsenal.
Laurent Koscielny has taken to Twitter to express his pleasure at signing a new deal with the club until 2020.
Wednesday is injury day on Daily Cannon so let’s take a look at the Arsenal squad and who is in, out and been shaken all about before our game at Swansea this weekend.
Olivier Giroud's stunning scorpion kick against Crystal Palace is a definite contender for goal of the season already but a certain Arsenal defender is convinced that his goal against Southampton was better.
Laurent Koscielny will not play at the weekend against Preston North End because of the cramps he picked up on Tuesday night but he was likely going to get a rest anyway.
December was not a great month but it’s easy to forget the big wins we had at the start of the month, overshadowed by the performances and results than came in the latter half.
With 2016 coming to an end, we look back at some of the highlights from the year.
The Guardian have listed their top 100 footballers of 2016 and Alexis Sanchez is the first Premier League player to make an appearance on the list in ninth place.
Laurent Koscielny has been back at it against, showing how exactly he earned his nickname... sort of.
Antoine Griezmann has been loosely linked with Arsenal for a couple of seasons now but it seems as if he's happy at Atletico Madrid.
On yet another frustrating afternoon for Arsenal, centre-back Laurent Koscielny was unsurprisingly one of the visitors' best performers against Manchester City.
Laurent Koscielny was once again Arsenal's main man against Manchester City.
According to RMC Sport, Olivier Giroud, Laurent Koscielny and Francis Coquelin are all set to sign contract extensions with Arsenal.
Former Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand, believes that Laurent Koscielny is one of the two best defenders in the Premier League, with Spurs' Toby Alderweireld being the other.
Laurent Koscielny and Alexis Sanchez are statistically the best players in Europe for their positions according to data on Whoscored.com.
Arsenal’s defensive pairing of Rob Holding and Laurent Koscielny spoke to the media immediately after the final whistle in Switzerland on Tuesday night.
Ever wanted to see Theo Walcott control a ball from 34 metres? Look no further.
In Soccer AM's Teammates 2.0 segment, Alex Iwobi revealed which Arsenal player he thinks has the best footballing brain.
Arsenal fans were overjoyed on Monday when Hector Bellerin himself announced that he had signed a new deal with the club.
Mesut Ozil has been left out of yet another shortlist, this time Uefa's 40-man shortlist for 2016 team of the year.
It looks as if Laurent Koscielny could be about to sign a new contract with Arsenal.
Now for some completely unexpected but very welcome gossip.
With the international break in full swing, we take a look at the first-team players (including those out on-loan) who were called up to their respective countries in recent days.
Tottenham goalkeeper, Hugo Lloris, has apparently dubbed Laurent Koscielny as one of the best defenders in the world.
Laurent Koscielny is apparently a big fan of the board game Scrabble... why am I not surprised?
We're now into the third international break of a season that isn't even three months old, so who will be going where and for what?
Yes, yes, I know, I’m only whinging about the referee because we didn’t win.
Since the final whistle (and during the game) there has been much whinging about Arsenal’s goal, which was scored by Tottenham’s Kevin Wimmer, with claims it was offside.
When we at Daily Cannon saw stats claiming that Laurent Koscielny has only committed two fouls so far this season, we weren't sure it was possible.
Former France international, Christophe Dugarry, had high praise for Arsenal's centre back, Laurent Koscielny recently, calling him the 'real leader'
Laurent Koscielny was probably Arsenal's best player against Middlesbrough.
Laurent Koscielny has revealed where he wants to finish his footballing career.
Laurent Koscielny has spoken about what Arsene Wenger has done for him since signing for Arsenal in 2010 and it's actually pretty moving.
Laurent Koscielny has applauded the way in which Arsenal are currently playing football by staying as a unit, not being selfish and combining all elements of our game in order to win.
Laurent Koscielny is the latest Arsenal player to steal Mesut Ozil's goal celebration.
Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud sat down with Arsenal for a rapid fire question round in a locker room somewhere... probably at London Colney.
Santi Cazorla explained recently that having Shkodran Mustafi in the squad has made Arsenal feel far more secure at the back, allowing them to play with more freedom.
We all know that Laurent Koscielny loves a goal, but did you know that he's scored more Premier League goals than Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Jack Wilshere combined?
Marcus Rashford has revealed that Laurent Koscielny has been the hardest opponent he's faced so far.
Real Madrid defender, Raphaël Varane, hailed Laurent Koscielny's contribution to France's 1-0 win over the Netherlands on Tuesday night.
Laurent Koscielny came under all sorts of scrutiny for a hand ball which wasn't really a hand ball during Arsenal's 1-0 win against Burnley and now it's happened again.
It turns out that Laurent Koscielny was actually crucial for France's one and only goal against the Netherlands on Monday night.
Granit Xhaka captained Switzerland for the first time during his country's 2-1 win over Andorra on Monday night.
The Italian press, well, specifically Tuttosport, thinks that Laurent Koscielny is worth less than Manchester United's Eric Bertrand Bailly and even our own Shkodran Mustafi.
Laurent Koscielny played the full match for France as they beat Bulgaria 4-1 in their World Cup qualifying game.
Laurent Koscielny appears to sympathise with his compatriot, Olivier Giroud, as Alexis Sanchez is currently 'walking on water'.
Laurent Koscielny hailed his France teammate, Lyon striker Nabil Fekir, while away on international duty.
Since Shkodran Mustafi arrived and paired up with Laurent Koscielny, the duo have not conceded a goal from open play
In the post-match interview following our narrow victory away against Burnley, Arsène Wenger admitted that Arsenal's stoppage-time winner courtesy of Laurent Koscielny was "a little fortunate" as the hosts' defensive work out of possession wasn't rewarded with at least one point on the afternoon at Turf Moor.
It seems, at times, that there's nothing that the media love more than to whinge that Arsenal shouldn't have won when they've pulled off something dramatic.
Arsène Wenger has publicly revealed why he feels the centre-back partnership between Laurent Koscielny and Shkodran Mustafi has been so effective since the latter's arrival in the summer transfer window.
Theo Walcott and Laurent Koscielny spoke to BT Sport immediately after Arsenal's win against Basel in the Champions League on Tuesday and, just like their boss, they weren't letting themselves get carried away with the result or the performance.
Matthew, Stephen and Anita discuss league cup victory at Forest, this season's tactical changes, the emergence of Iwobi and 'Kostafi', and booing ex players. ...
If there’s one thing we can all agree on it’s that Arsenal battered Chelsea, so it’s somewhat surprising to see Petr Cech, who faced only two on-target shots in 90 minutes, included in Garth Crooks BBC Team of the Week.
It was a morale-boosting victory over our fierce west London rivals Chelsea on Saturday evening, but what did we learn from the match?
Shkodran Mustafi and Laurent Koscielny had a field day against Diego Costa on Saturday.
Since Shkodran Mustafi arrived at Arsenal we’ve been looking closely at his passing stats given that he arrived with a reputation as a ball-playing centreback.
Remi Garde revealed recently to L'Equipe that, at the moment, he rates Laurent Koscielny over PSG's brazilian 'monster', Thiago Silva.
Laurent Koscielny spoke to BT Sport following Arsenal's 1-1 draw against PSG on Tuesday night and urged his teammates to stop 'sleeping' in the opening minutes of every match.
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Laurent Koscielny is fit to face PSG after his facial injury turned out not to be as bad as feared.
Santi Cazorla hailed Laurent Koscielny after the Arsenal captain’s amazing overhead kick pulled Arsenal into the game against Southampton.
Laurent Koscielny is facing a race against the clock to get his face fit for the opening Champions League game of the season in Paris.
In this current day and age, weekly wages for footballers is always a topical debate. We took a look at who is paid what at Arsenal
Laurent Koscielny's 31st birthday was definitely one to remember - a fantastic bicycle kick helped us to prevail over Southampton at home, but he also suffered a facial injury too.
Laurent Koscielny’s overhead kick did more than break Saints’ hearts and liven up the stalling ones of Gooners everywhere, it also gave him a place in Arsenal history.
Arsenal fans are claiming the penalty they won on Saturday against Southampton when Nacho Monreal had clearly fouled Shane Long just moments earlier was justice for what happened last season.
The Premier League returned this weekend and with it, a healthy dose of Arsenal-induced heart attacks. Here's what we learned from Arsenal's 2-1 win over Southampton
Arsenal fans voted Laurent Koscielny as Arsenal’s player of the month for August with new boy, Rob Holding, coming in second.
Laurent Koscielny is believed to be ‘ok’ after another back problems forced him off during France’s friendly against Italy.
Olivier Giroud played 45 minutes during France's 3-1 win over Italy on Thursday night and managed to score a beaut' of a goal.
Laurent Koscielny has likened his career to former Arsenal defender, Kolo Toure, claiming that no one knew who he was when he first came to north London.
The season starts now.
Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud have been called up to the France squad that will face Italy and Belarus when the first interlull descends upon us next week.
Arsene Wenger hailed Laurent Koscielny following Arsenal's 0-0 draw with Leicester on Saturday and admitted that he has no other solutions for central defence right now.
It only took a matter of minutes to see exactly what Arsenal were missing last weekend against Liverpool, the dogged determination to defend consistently well throughout.
Shipping four goals is never, ever, excusable but Arsene Wenger was right to not play Laurent Koscielny against Liverpool.
During Arsene Wenger's pre-Leicester City press conference on Thursday, he revealed that although Mesut Ozil, Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny aren't quite ready to start, he might take a gamble.
Arsene Wenger has confirmed, ahead of our Premier League trip to Leicester, that Aaron Ramsey and Alex Iwobi are both up to three weeks away from returning to the Arsenal senior squad.
It was most definitely a day to forget for Arsenal v Liverpool, especially as we took the lead and squandered it in spectacular fashion.
In honour of Shkodran Mustafi maybe, potentially, possibly, reportedly being about to sign for Arsenal, Who Scored decided to release a little stat: the Valencia centre-back has completed the most interceptions in La Liga for the last two seasons!
Wednesday was full of the usual fun - I mean that sarcastically, of course - and some news.
Arsenal have received a boost after Mesut Ozil, Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud all returned to training as scheduled.
Following Arsenal's 8-0 win over Viking FK on Friday night, Arsene Wenger gave a fitness update on pretty much every player who's ever played for the Gunners...
Per Mertesacker has revealed that Arsene Wenger has not yet made a decision on who will replace Mikel Arteta as Arsenal captain or, if he has, he hasn’t told anyone.
Per Mertesacker looks set to be promoted to Arsenal captain after the departure of Mikel Arteta.
Sunday was relatively quiet in terms of actual news but there was quite a lot of gossip around to get the internet in a tizzy.
Sunday was a day filled with a little panic as reports surfaced that Laurent Koscielny had refused a new deal, so clearly wants to leave Arsenal after having his head turned by Bayern Munich’s interest.
We all know that a complete and full pre-season is one of the keys to a great campaign, but with a summer filled with international tournaments, who will miss not only pre-season, but the start of the season which is upon us in just under one month?
So; the summer's international tournament has concluded, with Portugal playing Greece to France's Portugal. Some reputations have been enhanced and others, particularly managers, have been...
Both Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud refused to put on their Euro runners-up medals after losing 1-0 to Portugal in the final.
Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny suffered a huge disappointment at the hands of Portugal in the Euro final.
Let me tell you right at the start - Koscielny is my favourite Arsenal player.
Against the general run of play and most people's predictions, France beat Germany to the Euro final.
With the Arsenal first team players due to start returning to training on Monday, and Euro matches few and far between, news has been scarce.
It’s annoying enough when clubs want our players but to want them and then stick them in the squad is beyond infuriating.
Real Madrid have apparently set their beedy eyes on Laurent Koscielny, the man tipped by many to be the next captain of Arsenal.
Daily Cannon spent Monday basking in the ambiance of Alexis Sanchez's Copa America win with Chile, as well as sifting through the usual gossip.
Laurent Koscielny gave a long interview to l'Equipe prior to the 2016 Euros that the English media have only just picked up, here are some bits about defensive work and positioning.
Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny both featured for France as they beat Ireland 2-1 to seal their place in the quarter-finals, with Oli putting in a great shift.
Here's what happened on Wednesday.
Laurent Koscielny has done a Q&A for the French paper l'Equipe about the things that he likes and dislikes and there are some funny answers.
France were held to a poor 0-0 draw against Switzerland on Sunday night but still finished top of Group A, which was the main target. Laurent Koscielny started the game and played 90 minutes.
It was all a bit quiet on the Arsenal-front on Sunday.
It was an anticlimax, but France and Switzerland both progress to the final 16 of the Euros.
With France winning 2-0, it was the first clean sheet for the French defence in the tournament.
Here's Wednesday's news and gossip from the Goonerverse.
Although neither managed to score during France's 2-0 win over Albania, both Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny featured.
All our Arsenal players, except for Hector Bellerin, have featured for their national teams in their opening matches of Euro 2016. Here's how we think they've rated so far.
Laurent Koscielny said that the French fans will remember their victory over Romania for a long time after Dimitri Payet’s thunderbolt sealed the win for his country.
Olivier Giroud had a big hand to play in France's 2-1 win against Romania in the opening game of Euro 2016.
Another day, another load of rumours, but this time it seems like we might have something concrete to report.
Laurent Kosicleny believes that some new players at Arsenal next season will allow the club to reach another level as they look to go one step further in the league than they did last season.
Laurent Koscielny seems quite happy with the idea of Jamie Vardy rocking up at Arsenal next season as the captain-in-waiting sang his praises to the media.
Laurent Koscielny has spoken to the French media following France's 3-0 win over Scotland and admitted that he's happy with his contribution.
Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny scored France’s three goals against Scotland, prompting us to use the headline ‘Arsenal thump Scotland’. And Olivier Giroud
A brace from Olivier Giroud and another from Laurent Koscielny saw France defeat Scotland 3-0 as they get ready to host the Euros that get underway on Friday.
Laurent Koscielny has reportedly turned down a move to Manchester United.
With all 24 squads now confirmed for the Euros, let’s take a look at the Arsenal interest at this summer’s tournament.
Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny both featured in France's 3-2 win over Cameroon, with the big striker even scoring.
Reports from France claim that Bayern Munich approached Laurent Koscielny before they opted to sign Mats Hummels from Borussia Dortmund. The central defender, who is...
The season is over, but who were the heroes and villains of Arsenal’s campaign? We’ve decided it’d only be fair to go through the squad...
With Mikel Arteta headed for pastures blue (allegedly) and Per Mertesacker spending less and less time on the actual pitch, is it time for Arsene Wenger to pick a new Arsenal captain?
Arsenal players Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud have been selected by manager Didier Deschamps to represent France at Euro 2016.
After another disappointing performance at home to Crystal Palace, a lot of focus will be directed at what Arsenal did poorly during the game, and most of it should fall on the centre-back partnership of Laurent Koscielny and Gabriel.
A player of the month award, a goal of the month and a string of strong performances, Mohamed Elneny has won a lot of fans since signing for Arsenal in January.
As Arsenal try to fight end of season drift and secure a top-three trophy (see what I did there?) ahead of a recovering Manchester City, it's been a week of encouragement in some quarters and frustration in others.
Arsenal players were once again wheeled out with positive sentiments after they let their fans down heavily in their latest Premier League game. This week, Laurent Koscielny.
Gabriel recently compared Laurent Koscielny and Per Mertesacker and admitted that both centre-backs have different attributes that he can learn from.
Arsenal once again dominate the London Evening Standard’s London Team of the Week for the weekend’s Premier League games.
Mesut Özil has been named in the starting XI for Germany's international friendly against Italy on Tuesday evening.
Naming an 'ultimate XI' is incredibly difficult, so it's hardly a shock to see Laurent Koscielny's selection containing a generation of players who were around when he was growing up.
Playing for France on Friday evening, Olivier Giroud scored and stunned the internet with a superb piece of skill.
Called into a French national team press conference on Tuesday, Laurent Koscielny was eager to defend the performance of Arsenal boss Arsène Wenger. A poor...
Facing the media on Tuesday, Laurent Koscielny was asked a number of questions about Arsenal's current form. At Christmas, the Gunners were at the top...
Arsenal head into the international break with three points and their slide, hopefully, arrested. Their display against Everton at the weekend was much improved but...
For the rest of the month there is no Arsenal, at least not in any form we really enjoy. A series of international friendlies, most...
Laurent Koscielny believes our run of poor form since January is mainly down to a lack of confidence in the Arsenal ranks. Speaking to Arsenal...
Mikel Arteta and Laurent Koscielny were pictured training with the first team ahead of their showdown with Barcelona on Wednesday night. Arteta returned to full...
Arsène Wenger takes his team to Camp Nou in search of a miracle. No team has beaten Barcelona in 37 games, let alone by two...
Arsene Wenger has met with the press ahead of Arsneal’s Champions League clash on Wednesday night. Speaking to assembled reporters, the manager confirmed that Laurent...
Arsenal have received a big boost ahead of Wednesday's game against FC Barcelona, with Laurent Koscielny travelling with the squad. The French defender hasn't featured...
Heading to Barcelona on Wednesday, Arsenal are all but out of the Champions League. Away from home and out of form, it's no wonder nobody...
Arsenal go into their FA Cup game against Watford with a number of injuries affecting their squad. Below is rundown of the treatment room and...
Per Mertesacker has revealed that he uses a different approach in the dressing room depending on who is speaking with. The club’s vice-captain, Per is...
Arsenal won 4-0 at Hull City in Tuesday evening's FA Cup fifth-round replay, but at what cost? Obviously, the win was excellent and keeps us...
Arsenal have been without Laurent Koscielny for two weeks, but the Frenchman could be back in for Sunday's FA Cup quarter-final against Watford. That is,...
Arsène Wenger has given Arsenal.com the latest team news ahead of the visit of Watford, and it's more positive than expected. On Tuesday evening, injuries to...
Tuesday night might have been good for Arsenal in terms of the cup, but when it came to keeping players fit, it was not. Three...
Both Petr Čech and Laurent Koscielny are out of Tuesday's game against Hull City, but we could be waiting even longer than anticipated before...
Laurent Koscielny reckons Gabriel will do just fine in the North London Derby, describing the centre-back as a 'fighter'. Koscielny is still out with a...
Arsène gives the latest team news ahead of the north London derby
As if the news that Petr Cech wouldn't feature against Tottenham on Saturday was bad enough, Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Laurent Koscielny will...
Sunday was not a good day for Arsenal, and Gabriel in particular performed poorly in defence. The frontline and midfield were both poor, but Gabriel's...
Despite being injured for the majority of the last few seasons, Tomas Rosicky reportedly earns £85,000 a week - more than the likes of...
Arsenal boss Arsène Wenger spoke to the media on Friday morning, previewing Arsenal's FA Cup clash against Hull City. The manager has been known to...
Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger has given the latest injury updates ahead of Arsenal's game against Hull City on Saturday. The boss, speaking to Arsenal.com, gave updates...
Watford striker, Odion Ighalo, revealed that he reckons Laurent Koscielny is the best defender he's faced this season. Speaking recently, Ighalo, who's scored 15 times...
Laurent Koscielny was withdrawn at halftime in the game against Leicester after he suffered a dead leg in the first half. A dead leg is...
In this second part of the interview with Sport France, Laurent Koscielny discussed his and the team's current form and what the future holds. When asked...
Laurent Koscielny has been talking all things about the French national team and Arsenal in his latest France Football interview. Here are some of...
Laurent Koscielny is a fan favourite, which many believe leaves him exempt from warranted criticism at times. However, it's hard not to feel all warm...
Laurent Koscielny praised Arsenal's back four after our 2-0 win away against Bournemouth in the league on Sunday. We kept another clean sheet, which is...
With Per Mertesacker set to return to the Arsenal side on Tuesday night, Laurent Koscielny has been highly complimentary of his defensive partner. The two...
Sky Sports have released their latest Power Rankings and a surprising Arsenal man leads the way for the Gunners – Laurent Koscielny! The Arsenal defender...
Per Mertesacker saw red fewer than 20 minutes into Arsenal's crucial game with Chelsea, but was he really to blame? There's no doubt the German's...
Laurent Koscielny played down his knack for scoring goals in an interview with Arsenal Player. The centre-back has become known for being able to score...
Since defeat to West Ham during the opening weekend of the Premier League season, Arsenal are unbeaten at home in the league. Seven wins and...
Sometimes you hear something from a professional footballer and it's just a bit baffling. Opinions on Sky Sports, BT Sport and in the written media often...
Theo Walcott has now officially been a Gunner 10 years and the occasion hasn't gone unnoticed by his peers. Several of the forward's team-mates took...
Arsenal players made their way into the ITV and BBC Team of the Weekend, although the people picking them for those two sites had...
Theo Walcott praised Laurent Koscielny after he scored the only goal in our 1-0 win over Newcastle on Saturday. The forward hailed Kos' ability to...
After scoring in our 1-0 win over Newcastle, Laurent Koscielny spoke about being rested against Bournemouth in our previous match and acknowledged how important...
After scoring our one and only goal against Newcastle, Laurent Koscielny confused Per Mertesacker by holding up four fingers on one hand, and one...
Ever the professional, Laurent Koscielny shrugged off his goal against Newcastle insisting that he doesn't care, as long as he's helping the team. The defender...
Laurent Koscielny is our third highest goal scorer this season. With three league goals, the defender is in front of everyone except for Olivier Giroud...
After Monday's defeat of Manchester City, Sky pundits Jamie Carragher settled upon a team of the season so far. Between them they managed to agree on...
Laurent Koscielny has highlighted the importance of getting a win against Manchester City on Monday night. However, the defender was keen to mention that although...
First Rio Ferdinand, now Thierry Henry. Both men know a thing or two about football, and both have called Laurent Koscielny the best defender...
Recently I got the chance to attend a Footpool event at London Colney on behalf of Citroen. Essentially, it's exactly how it sounds. The rules...
Finally others are starting to see the light. For a few seasons now, Arsenal fans have claimed that Laurent Koscielny is the best centre back...
There’s only been one word on everyone’s lips this week at Cannon Towers this week: injuries. We spent approximately three times as long discussing that...
The Arsenal players have all been pretty active on Twitter ahead of our match against Sunderland on Saturday. Ozil, Ramsey and Kos have all been...
Arsène Wenger has confirmed that Laurent Koscielny and Theo Walcott could return to the squad on Saturday to face Sunderland. French defender Koscielny suffered a...
Injured after just 10 minutes on Sunday, Arsenal fans are used to seeing the sight of Laurent Koscielny hobble off the pitch. Jack Wilshere, Alex...
Sunday's disappointment at Norwich has once again led to meltdown in the twitter-sphere, and those Gooners with hair-trigger emotions cast words around with impotent...
Heading into the game against Norwich City, there was plenty of talk about an Arsenal 'injury crisis'. Coming out of the game against Norwich City,...
Mesut Özil's opener at Carrow Road was cancelled out by Lewis Grabban as Arsenal were held to a point by Norwich City. Within 12 minutes...
After Per Mertesacker sang the praises of our attack against Dinamo Zagreb, Laurent Koscielny also found time to hail our defence for keeping a...
The Premier League is back and Arsenal don't have any injuries from the international break. Amazing! Meanwhile, some players have not regained fitness to take...
Laurent Koscielny has admitted that France’s game against England was one that he ‘had to play’ after the atrocities in Paris on Friday. The defender,...
Just over a week ago, ten Arsenal players left for international duty. 13 appearances later, it seems that all 10 are set to return injury free....
Olivier Giroud doesn't score against big games, nor does he net against major opposition. That was one of the major criticisms of the Arsenal striker...
Arsenal have received something of a boost, as both Mikel Arteta and Laurent Koscielny were both back in training on Saturday. The French centre-half was only...
Arsenal host Tottenham at the Emirates this weekend and with players dropping like flies, the game is set to be tougher than it would...
Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny will link up with Didier Deschamps' squad for the friendly against Germany to be played at the Stade de France...
Laurent Koscielny scored his second goal in the space of a week against Swansea on Saturday but it came under controversial circumstances. The centre back...
Laurent Koscielny scored his second goal in a week against Swansea City but admitted that the win was far from easy. The centre back scored...
After Arsene Wenger rotated his side heavily for the Capital One Cup on Tuesday night, and paid the price, Laurent Koscielny has been praising...
Arsenal players Francis Coquelin and Laurent Koscielny seemed to enjoy commentating on this season's game against Stoke City. The Frenchmen were handed microphones to talk...
Petr Cech and Laurent Koscielny were named in the UEFA team of the week after their heroics against Bayern Munich in the Champions League...
Laurent Koscielny spoke after the 2-0 win against Bayern Munich in the Champions League and encouraged the team to continue to play against others to...
Arsenal's defeat of Bayern Munich on Tuesday proved to be a busy night for French center-back Laurent Koscielny. With a quality performance in defence, Koscielny...
You may have thought that after a 3-0 win against a side that had only conceded one at home in the league all season,...
Premier League football is back this weekend, and Arsenal will be in action away to Watford on Saturday afternoon. It appears that no players have...
Arsenal's team news for our match against Watford has been released and it appears that although Alexis Sanchez is fine, Laurent Koscielny might not...
Gabriel has taken to life at Arsenal without a worry. Now into his first full season, the defender has had a fantastic start. The red...
Mikel Arteta has used his column in this weekend's Manchester United matchday programme to call for unity from the side after their midweek fiasco. "After...
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Arsenal will be without Laurent Koscielny for the game against Manchester United on Sunday. The defender picked up the problem...
A calf issue for Petr Čech is allegedly what kept the goalkeeper on the bench against Olympiacos on Tuesday night. The 3-2 defeat saw David...
After the Leicester game away, we shared the video of our travelling Gooners singing Laurent Koscielny's new song and now, thanks to the magic...
It wasn't that long ago that Laurent Koscielny was demanding his own song. This quickly sparked the origins of the now infamous, "he wants his...
Laurent Koscileny was speaking to the Arsenal podcast this week, presumably before the farcical events at Stamford Bridge at the weekend. Mostly, the defender, who...
Per Mertesacker is close to fitness again, but should he return straight into the Arsenal side? Our German beanpole offers height and anticipation, and of...
You may or may not know, but when Mathieu Debuchy isn't recovering from injury or sitting on Arsenal's bench, he runs a company that...
Gabriel started in the heart of the Arsenal defence for the third consecutive Premier League game on Saturday's 2-0 defeat of Stoke City. A third...
Despite Laurent Koscielny turning 30, the defender insists he's in the best shape of his life and ready to play more games than ever. It...
Arsenal look set to welcome Per Mertesacker back into the side this weekend while Laurent Koscielny is expected to be fit to play despite...
Laurent Koscielny was an unused substitute for France against Serbia on Monday night as he continues to suffer from the back problem that ruled him...
Prior to the international break Arsenal centre-half Gabriel gave two impressive showings. Illness and injury ruled Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny out of the Liverpool...
Laurent Koscielny wished fellow Frenchman Nabil Fekir a 'good recovery' following the midfielder's cruciate ligament injury sustained against Portugal. The 22-year-old will likely be out...
It's not often that Laurent Koscielny's superb work on the pitch is noticed by anyone other than Arsenal fans, but on Friday, the Frenchman...
Santi Cazorla has named his best XI made up of players he has played alongside, with four Arsenal players making the grade. As well as...
Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny said the team needs to win at following Monday night's home draw against Liverpool. The Gunners have won just four points...
Four points from the opening three games of the season is not the start anyone expected. It's frustrating, as Chelsea have also stuttered and find...
Arsene Wenger has given the latest updates ahead of Arsenal's game against Newcastle this weekend. With Per Mertesacker missing the Liverpool game with illness and...
With Arsenal facing Newcastle at 12:45 on Saturday afternoon, the team will travel up to the north-east on Friday to stay in a hotel...
Koscielny due to miss out against Newcastle.
Koscielny feels he has impressed for Arsenal but is still wary of Liverpool's main goal threat.
Ozil unreal against Crystal Palace.
West Ham took advantage of an overly confidence Arsenal in the opening game of our season. As much as this was a bit of a...
Koscielny reveals Chris Waddle as his footballing inspiration growing up.
The Ox took the game by the horns and came away with Man of the Match.
The players react to our win over Chelsea in the Community Shield.
by Lewis Ambrose Former Arsenal midfielder Ray Parlour believes that Arsenal have a fairly deep squad and could be ready to compete for the Premier...
by Lewis Ambrose Last summer Arsenal signed Calum Chambers and, after the sale of Thomas Vermaelen and busy summer of Per Mertesacker, he played centre-half. The...
by Nia Griffiths Laurent Koscielny has been speaking about his partnership with Per Mertesacker, the quality of the current squad, and maintaining fitness during the...
by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal beat Everton 3-1 to win the Barclays Asia Trophy on Saturday afternoon, with Petr Čech playing in goal for Arsenal for...
by Lewis Ambrose Saturday afternoon sees Arsenal face Everton in the final of the Barclays Asia Trophy. Arsène Wenger used 17 players in the 4-0 win...
by Lewis Ambrose The Arsenal squad have been made to feel very welcome as the club visits Singapore for the first time. Two training sessions took place...
by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal have already signed Petr Čech but, with a month remaining until the Community Shield, it is unlikely that the club have completed...
by Helen Trantum Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. So goes the proverb, and never was it more true in football – as Google...
by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal had a superb season, making the left-back spot his own. The Spanish international played 36 times for the Gunners,...
by Lewis Ambrose Key Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny has been linked with a move to Real Madrid this summer, and the Spanish giants don't seem...
by Lewis Ambrose Jack Wilshere loves a bit of controversy, and this time he could be in danger of upsetting his own fans with choices...
by Lewis Ambrose We're all used to seeing votes for awards like goal of the season, player of the season and surprise of the season...
by Lee Hurley Real Madrid will launch a bid to sign Laurent Koscielny after they confirm Rafa Benitez as their manager on 3rd July according to...
Centreback Laurent Koscielny has been speaking to the Official FA Website about his 'unusual' career and how he never thought he would play for...
Despite a rough start, Arsenal's fitness has been stellar as reflected in the season's final Injury League table. Since the end of March, Arsenal have...
As we gear up for the FA Cup final this weekend, things are starting to get a little bit exciting. In that vein, Arsenal stars...
Arsene Wenger met with the press on Tuesday morning ahead of their game-in-hand against Sunderland at the Emirates on Wednesday night. The Gunners know that...
Arsene Wenger has been eager to praise fellow Frenchman, Laurent Koscielny's development since being at Arsenal. The centreback first become a Gunner in 2010 when...
Laurent Koscielny has been speaking about the job the fans do in lifting the team. Often criticised, the Arsenal fans are actually considerably more vocal...
David Meyler got a bit more than he bargained for when he went up against Laurent Koscielny. The Arsenal man caught Meyler with his studs,...
Should he be needed for the game against Chelsea, Laurent Koscielny is certain that Gabriel will be ready. Per Mertesacker is rated as 50/50 after...
Arsenal are having their best run of form since 2005 and are seeing their best run of fitness per the recent Injury League table. 30th...
Per Mertesacker sprained his ankle in Arsenal's FA Cup win over Reading. He was replaced with Gabriel in the match and Arsene Wenger said in his...
David Ospina may have lost his place for the day but I doubt he's feeling to worried about his long-term future. Dropping out of the...
Arsene Wenger met with the press on Thursday ahead of his side's game at Burnley and gave updates on his injured players.
Arsenal demolished Liverpool, but how did the players get on individually?
Arsene Wenger gave an update on Laurent Koscielny who was subbed off with an injury in the second half.
Gabriel will have to wait until the weekend at the earliest to make his debut for Brazil.
Laurent Koscielny believes Thierry Henry can replace Arsene Wenger but not until he's done some more 'learning'.
Think you know who has been Arsenal’s standout performer recently?