French trio sign new Arsenal deals

The Gunners have confirmed that Olivier Giroud, Laurent Koscielny and Francis Coquelin have all signed new deals with the club.   Giroud and Koscielny’s contract’s were due to end in the summer of 2018, whereas Coquelin was tied down until 2019.   Arsene Wenger has this to say about the players:   “We are very…

Arsenal to loan out captain?

The Times have reported that the Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker could be loaned out for the rest of the season.   The 32 year old hasn’t had any first team football this season after undergoing surgery in August on damaged knee ligaments. With Laurent Koscielny and Shkodran Mustafi Wenger’s first choice pairing and Gabriel and…

Chile to play Sanchez despite injury

The Chilean outlet El Grafico have reported that the Arsenal forward is going to play for his national team against Uruguay, despite picking up an injury in training last week.   The 27 year old missed Chile’s 0-0 draw against Columbia last Thursday, after the player managed to sustain a low-grade hamstring tear during a…

Arsenal International round up – 11th November

Here is a roundup of yesterday’s international matches, detailing what part the Arsenal boys played in their country’s performance. France France 2-1 Sweden Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud both completed 90 minutes of football for their country, who came from behind to beat Sweden in their World Cup qualifying match. However the goals didn’t come…