Tag: FC Girondins de Bordeaux

Laurent Koscielny after signing for Bordeaux (Photo via Girondins.com)

Koscielny finally gives apology for the way he left Arsenal

Laurent Koscielny gave Arsenal fans an apology for the way he left the club this week, over a year after he joined Bordeaux in controversial fashion.
Portuguese Paulo Sousa, Bordeaux's new head coach, gives a press conference on March 11, 2019 at the Girondins de Bordeaux training center in Le Haillan near Bordeaux, southwestern France. (Photo by Nicolas TUCAT / AFP)

Manager's representatives publicly confirm Arsenal interest: On their head coach shortlist

Representatives of Paulo Sousa claim Arsenal have the Bordeaux manager on their shortlist of long-term replacements for Unai Emery.
Laurent Koscielny comes off injured (Photo via Ligue1.com)

Bordeaux confirm bone contusion for Laurent Koscielny

Laurent Koscielny has a bone contusion after Bordeaux's recent match against Saint-Etienne, the club have confirmed.
Laurent Koscielny leaves the pitch injured (Photo via FranceFootball.fr)

Former Arsenal captain in tears after getting injured again

Laurent Koscielny suffered a setback with an injury to his ankle on Sunday, according to reports in France.
Laurent Koscielny after signing for Bordeaux (Photo via Girondins.com)

Laurent Koscielny hits back at Ian Wright by claiming he's always been loyal

Laurent Koscielny has responded to criticism from Arsenal legend Ian Wright by claiming he's always been respectful and loyal.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 20: Mohamed Elneny of Arsenal during the UEFA Europa League Group E match between Arsenal and Vorskla Poltava at Emirates Stadium on September 20, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Henry Browne/Getty Images)

Bordeaux looking to sign Arsenal midfielder after negotiations for Monaco star stall

Bordeaux are now looking to sign Mohamed Elneny, after negotiations for AS Monaco's Youssef Ait-Bennasser stalled, according to reports in France.
Laurent Kosciely in his signing video for Bordeaux (Photo via Twitter / Girondins)

Bordeaux handed Laurent Koscielny a bizarrely long-term contract to win his signature

Bordeaux have given Laurent Koscielny a five-year contract, despite the player's age, according to reports in France.
Arsenal's French defender Laurent Koscielny applauds the fans following the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Fulham at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 1, 2019. - Arsenal won the match 4-1. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)

How much of a paycut did Laurent Koscielny take to leave Arsenal?

Laurent Koscielny took a significant paycut of £23kpw to sign for Bordeaux it has been revealed.

Official: Laurent Koscielny signs for Bordeaux

Laurent Koscielny has left Arsenal and brought to an end his nine years at the club, leaving under a massive cloud when he should be departing a club hero.

Arsenal and Bordeaux reach defender agreement, medical today

Arsenal and Bordeaux have found an a agreement over the transfer of Laurent Koscielny and the Arsenal captain is currently in Bordeaux ahead of a medical.
Arsenal's French defender Laurent Koscielny applauds the fans following the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Fulham at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 1, 2019. - Arsenal won the match 4-1. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)

Laurent Koscielny wants to coach at Bordeaux

Laurent Koscielny is reportedly leaning towards a move to Bordeaux where he has been interested in the club's project and the 'challenge of coaching the young Bordeaux team'.
Arsenal's French defender Laurent Koscielny applauds the fans following the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Fulham at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 1, 2019. - Arsenal won the match 4-1. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)

Arsenal hold meeting with Ligue 1 side on Friday

According to L'Equipe, Arsenal met with Bordeaux representatives to try and sort out a deal for Laurent Koscielny.

Arsenal can hope to spark bidding war

Unai Emery may well want to keep Laurent Koscielny at the club but it looks as though that ship has well and truly sailed and now it's all about how much Arsenal can get for him.

Bordeaux boss: Koscielny is not our player but we’re working hard

Laurent Koscielny has apparently agreed terms with both Rennes and Bordeaux and now the Bordeaux boss has been speaking about the situation.
Arsenal's French defender Laurent Koscielny acknowledges the public at the end of the UEFA Europa League quarter-final second leg football match Napoli vs Arsenal on April 18, 2019 at the San Paolo stadium in Naples. (Photo by Andreas SOLARO / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

Arsenal star agrees personal terms with two Ligue 1 clubs

Laurent Koscielny has agreed personal terms with Stade Rennais and Bordeaux, according to reports in France.
Arsenal's French defender Laurent Koscielny applauds the fans following the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Fulham at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 1, 2019. - Arsenal won the match 4-1. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)

Arsenal star seeks life relocation advice ahead of move

Laurent Koscielny looks like he could be off to Bordeaux with the French press reporting their interest and the Arsenal captain following 'Bordeaux Life Relocation' on Instagram.
Bordeaux's English forward Josh Maja (R) vies with Guingamp's Cameroonian defender Felix Eboa Eboa during the French L1 football match between Girondins de Bordeaux (FCGB) and En avant de Guingamp (EAG) on February 20, 2019 at the Matmut Atlantique stadium in Bordeaux, southwestern France. (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT / AFP / Getty Images)

Ligue 1 forward admits he'd 'really like' to play for boyhood team Arsenal

Bordeaux forward Josh Maja has admitted he hopes to play for Arsenal someday, as the Gunners were his local team when he was growing up.
Bordeaux's French defender Jules Kounde reacts during the French L1 football match between Girondins de Bordeaux (FCGB) and En avant de Guingamp (EAG) on February 20, 2019 at the Matmut Atlantique stadium in Bordeaux, southwestern France. (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT / AFP / Getty Images)

Confirmed: Arsenal send scouts to Ligue 1 clash ahead of key summer window

Arsenal sent scouts to watch FC Girondins de Bordeaux play out a 0-0 draw against EA Guingamp on Wednesday night, along with a few other top European clubs.
Yacine Adli signs for Bordeaux (Photo via Le Parisien)

French midfielder insists he's 'glad' he rejected Arsenal to end up at Bordeaux

Yacine Adli insists he doesn't regret turning Arsenal down, even though he didn't play for six months at Paris Saint-Germain and ended up transferring to Bordeaux.

€15m winger 'likely' to leave Serie A club after impressing Arsenal scouts

Yann Karamoh, currently on loan with Bordeaux, is likely to leave Inter Milan next summer, according to reports in Italy.
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - AUGUST 31: Thierry Henry assistant manager of Belgium looks on prior to the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Belgium and Gibraltar at Stade Maurice Dufrasne on August 31, 2017 in Liege, Belgium. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Thierry Henry misses out on management job over 'crazy' wage demands

Thierry Henry's appointment as manager of Ligue 1 club Bordeaux has broken down, after the owners reportedly baulked at his wage demands.
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - AUGUST 31: Thierry Henry assistant manager of Belgium looks on prior to the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Belgium and Gibraltar at Stade Maurice Dufrasne on August 31, 2017 in Liege, Belgium. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Thierry Henry to become Ligue 1 club's new manager

Thierry Henry is set to become Bordeaux's new manager, after leaving his role in TV punditry earlier this summer.
Bordeaux's Brazilian forward Malcom runs with the ball during the French L1 football match between Bordeaux (FCGB) and Montpellier (MHSC) on December 20, 2017, at the Matmut Atlantique stadium in Bordeaux, southwestern France. / AFP PHOTO / NICOLAS TUCAT /Getty Images

SSN: Everton 'in advanced talks to sign' Arsenal target in £30m deal

Everton are in advanced talks to sign Arsenal-linked Malcom from Bordeaux, according to reports.

Club confirms they'll let exciting Arsenal target leave this summer

Nicolas de Tavernost, president of the M6 group which owns FC Girondins de Bordeaux, says the club will let Malcom leave this summer.

Exciting Arsenal target learning English to secure 'dream' transfer

Bordeaux star and Arsenal target Malcom wants to move to a big club, so he can win the Champions League and play in the Brazilian national team.

Bayern boss gives Arsenal and Tottenham huge 21-year-old signing boost

Bayern Munich manager Jupp Heynckes has denied his club's interest in Bordeaux winger Malcom giving Arsenal a boost if they are still interested in signing him.

Big target admits playing for Arsenal or Tottenham his 'dream'

Bordeaux forward Malcom admits playing for Arsenal, Tottenham or Bayern is his dream, but seeing people post edited pictures of him in their shirts makes him laugh.

Bad news for Arsenal and Tottenham as Bundesliga giants eye exciting £44.4m target

Bayern Munich have reportedly 'moved ahead' of Arsenal and Tottenham in the race to sign Bordeaux winger Malcom this summer.

Arsenal given huge boost as manager confirms player will leave

Bordeaux boss Gus Poyet has confirmed that Malcom will be leaving the Ligue 1 club 'sooner or later' after they almost lost him in January.

Arsenal or Tottenham?: £44.4m-rated star says club 'promises' summer move

Malcom claims that Bordeaux have promised him a move in June.
Bordeaux's Brazilian forward Malcom runs with the ball during the French L1 football match between Bordeaux (FCGB) and Montpellier (MHSC) on December 20, 2017, at the Matmut Atlantique stadium in Bordeaux, southwestern France. / AFP PHOTO / NICOLAS TUCAT /Getty Images

Arsenal interested, Tottenham turned his head, 20-year-old admits he wanted to leave in January

Bordeaux winger Malcom has admitted he wanted to leave the club in January, but promised he would stay until the end of the season. 

‘Within 3 years’: How Pochettino turned Malcom’s head from Arsenal to Tottenham

Mauricio Pochettino reportedly made Bordeaux winger Malcom an offer he couldn't refuse in order to convince the 20-year-old to come to Tottenham over Arsenal.

Bad news for Arsenal after manager rules out transfer

Bordeaux have assured new manager Gus Poyet that Malcom will be staying at the club for the rest of the season.
Bordeaux's Brazilian forward Malcom runs with the ball during the French L1 football match between Bordeaux (FCGB) and Montpellier (MHSC) on December 20, 2017, at the Matmut Atlantique stadium in Bordeaux, southwestern France. / AFP PHOTO / NICOLAS TUCAT /Getty Images

Bad news for Arsenal as president laughs off idea of selling Brazilian forward

Bordeaux president Stephane Moulin says if any coach ever wanted Malcom to leave the club, they'd have to take them to a psychiatrist.
HULL, ENGLAND - MAY 21: Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur reacts during the Premier League match between Hull City and Tottenham Hotspur at the KC Stadium on May 21, 2017 in Hull, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Mauricio Pochettino responds to rumours of interest in Arsenal-target

Mauricio Pochettino says links between Tottenham Hotspur and Brazilian winger Malcom are just rumours, and he's happy with his current squad.
Bordeaux's Brazilian forward Malcom runs with the ball during the French L1 football match between Bordeaux (FCGB) and Montpellier (MHSC) on December 20, 2017, at the Matmut Atlantique stadium in Bordeaux, southwestern France. / AFP PHOTO / NICOLAS TUCAT /Getty Images

Malcom says Premier League his dream as French press say no bids from Arsenal...

Malcom says it's his dream to play in the Premier League but Arsenal and Tottenham haven't made any bids for the player this window despite claims to the contrary.
Bordeaux's Brazilian forward Malcom runs with the ball during the French L1 football match between Bordeaux (FCGB) and Montpellier (MHSC) on December 20, 2017, at the Matmut Atlantique stadium in Bordeaux, southwestern France. / AFP PHOTO / NICOLAS TUCAT /Getty Images

How did Arsenal ‘lose’ Malcom to Tottenham?

On Friday, David Ornstein gave the kiss of death to the Malcom-to-Arsenal rumours, and the Brazilian now looks more likely to join Tottenham, so how did we end up here?
SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - OCTOBER 15: Malcom of Corinthians in action during the match between Corinthians and Goias for the Brazilian Series A 2015 at Arena Corinthians stadium on October 15, 2015 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Alexandre Schneider/Getty Images)

Tottenham set to make shock swoop for Malcom after Arsenal ‘give up’

No sooner had Arsenal fans come to terms with the fact their club probably wouldn't be signing Malcom this month, Spurs have come galloping in to nab the 20-year-old.
SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - OCTOBER 15: Malcom of Corinthians in action during the match between Corinthians and Goias for the Brazilian Series A 2015 at Arena Corinthians stadium on October 15, 2015 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Alexandre Schneider/Getty Images)

'I don't think that will happen' - Bad news in Arsenal's pursuit of Alexis...

It looks as if Malcom's move to Arsenal is well and truly off... for now.
Bordeaux's Brazilian forward Malcom runs with the ball during the French L1 football match between Bordeaux (FCGB) and Montpellier (MHSC) on December 20, 2017, at the Matmut Atlantique stadium in Bordeaux, southwestern France. / AFP PHOTO / NICOLAS TUCAT /Getty Images

Arsenal-target could be disciplined by club

Bordeaux have called winger Malcom to a disciplinary hearing, after he was seen laughing and joking in a video following defeat to Caen.