Laurent Koscielny

Arsene Wenger's Arsenal distracted by transfer talk ahead of Watford clash

Arsene Wenger's Arsenal distracted by transfer talk ahead of Watford clash

Sanchez is likely to miss Saturday's trip to Watford following the physical and mental exertions that saw him fail in his bid to help Chile qualify for next year's World Cup.

Oct 13, 2017, 09:19 AM IST
Arsenal players keen on Alexis Sanchez stay, says defender Laurent Koscielny

Arsenal players keen on Alexis Sanchez stay, says defender Laurent Koscielny

Sanchez has scored 28 goals in 49 appearances this season despite not being an out-and-out striker, but media reports have suggested he is unhappy at the club.

May 17, 2017, 16:22 PM IST
Laurent Koscielny reckons Gunners' new-look defence has injected renewed confidence into Arsene Wenger's men

Laurent Koscielny reckons Gunners' new-look defence has injected renewed confidence into Arsene Wenger's men

Laurent Koscielny believes Arsenal`s defensive rethink can help drive Arsene Wenger`s side to a top-four finish in the Premier League.

Apr 25, 2017, 09:25 AM IST
EPL Gameweek 7, Sunday Report: Manchester City suffer first Pep Guardiola loss as London duo close in

EPL Gameweek 7, Sunday Report: Manchester City suffer first Pep Guardiola loss as London duo close in

Reigning champions Leicester City were held to a goalless draw by Southampton while Manchester United endured a frustrating 1-1 draw at home to Stoke City.

Oct 03, 2016, 00:15 AM IST
Winning start for Jose Mourinho's Manchester United, Liverpool edge Arsenal in 4-3 thriller

Winning start for Jose Mourinho's Manchester United, Liverpool edge Arsenal in 4-3 thriller

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored as Manchester United defeated Bournemouth 3-1 in Jose Mourinho`s first Premier League game as manager on Sunday, while Liverpool edged Arsenal in a 4-3 thriller.

Aug 14, 2016, 23:43 PM IST
Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker named as new captain by head coach Arsene Wenger

Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker named as new captain by head coach Arsene Wenger

The veteran centre-back will miss the first four months of the season with knee problem, having undergone surgery, but will succeed Mikel Arteta, who retired, as skipper.

Aug 13, 2016, 21:49 PM IST
Portugal vs France: Five moments in a crazy Euro 2016 final

Portugal vs France: Five moments in a crazy Euro 2016 final

Portugal would never have won their first European title without the heroics of goalkeeper Rui Patricio.

Jul 11, 2016, 03:40 AM IST
Laurent Koscielny sends Arsenal clear, Wayne Rooney lifts Manchester United

Laurent Koscielny sends Arsenal clear, Wayne Rooney lifts Manchester United

Koscielny stabbed home a flick-on from France team-mate Olivier Giroud in the 72nd minute at a rain-lashed Emirates Stadium and Leicester were held 0-0 by Bournemouth, with Riyad Mahrez squandering a penalty.

Jan 02, 2016, 22:58 PM IST
How polyglot Petr Cech helps in Arsenal's defensive success?

How polyglot Petr Cech helps in Arsenal's defensive success?

The Czech goal-keeper simultaneously communicates with the Arsenal defence in English, French and Spanish.

Jan 01, 2016, 18:11 PM IST
EPL: Laurent Koscielny boost for Arsenal, Alexis Sanchez uncertainty

EPL: Laurent Koscielny boost for Arsenal, Alexis Sanchez uncertainty

Alongside Koscielny, Walcott too could make up to the squad for weekend's EPL clash.

Dec 03, 2015, 21:33 PM IST
Hector Bellerin backs youngsters to plug Arsenal injury holes

Hector Bellerin backs youngsters to plug Arsenal injury holes

Alexis Sanchez, Santi Cazorla and Laurent Koscielny suffered injuries in Sunday`s 1-1 draw at Norwich City.

Nov 30, 2015, 18:40 PM IST
Premier League 2015-16: Arsene Wenger has `no regrets` after Alexis Sanchez gamble backfires

Premier League 2015-16: Arsene Wenger has `no regrets` after Alexis Sanchez gamble backfires

Wenger knows Arsenal fans are bitterly disappointed about the loss of Sanchez above all as the Chile forward has been outstanding all season.

Nov 30, 2015, 17:11 PM IST
EPL: Alexis Sanchez injured in Arsenal draw, Liverpool climb

EPL: Alexis Sanchez injured in Arsenal draw, Liverpool climb

Sanchez set up Ozil for Arsenal`s 30th-minute opener, but the Chilean left the fray clutching his right hamstring.

Nov 29, 2015, 23:58 PM IST
EPL: Blues for Chelsea as Mourinho sees red at West Ham; Arsenal take provisional pole

EPL: Blues for Chelsea as Mourinho sees red at West Ham; Arsenal take provisional pole

10-men Chelsea lost to West Ham, Arsenal beat Everton to claim provisional lead in EPL.

Oct 25, 2015, 00:05 AM IST
I am no angel: Chelsea player Diego Costa

I am no angel: Chelsea player Diego Costa

Chelsea forward Diego Costa said on Friday that he is no angel on the field and would not change his style of aggressive football.

Oct 23, 2015, 16:33 PM IST
Chelsea, Arsenal fined by FA for Stamford Bridge clash

Chelsea, Arsenal fined by FA for Stamford Bridge clash

Chelsea and Arsenal have been fined £40,000 and £30,000 respectively after failing to control their players during the ill-tampered Stamford Bridge match on 19 September.

Oct 09, 2015, 00:07 AM IST
Chelsea hurt by Diego Costa's three-match ban: Jose Mourinho

Chelsea hurt by Diego Costa's three-match ban: Jose Mourinho

Chelsea Football Club manager Jose Mourinho said "the team is hurt" by the three-match ban given to striker Diego Costa.

Sep 24, 2015, 12:04 PM IST
Diego Costa ban too harsh, says former England defender Peter Neville

Diego Costa ban too harsh, says former England defender Peter Neville

Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville has criticised the three-match ban imposed on Chelsea striker Diego Costa for his on-field antics during the English Premier League (EPL) clash with Arsenal last week.

Sep 23, 2015, 14:44 PM IST
Diego Costa crimes common in my day, says Pele

Diego Costa crimes common in my day, says Pele

Troublesome Chelsea striker Diego Costa would have been considered a petty criminal rather than a master villain in the 1950s and 1960s, according to Brazil great Pele.

Sep 23, 2015, 07:46 AM IST
Chelsea striker Diego Costa charged with 'violent conduct' by FA

Chelsea striker Diego Costa charged with 'violent conduct' by FA

Chelsea striker Diego Costa has found himself in yet another trouble as he was charged with violent conduct by the Football Association.

Sep 22, 2015, 00:03 AM IST