Koscielny REFUSES to travel with Arsenal on pre-season tour of US as Gunners hit out: ‘We are very disappointed by Laurent’s actions’
- Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny has remained in the UK and not gone on tour
- Frenchman is pushing for an exit and has offers from three Ligue 1 sides
- Gunners are ‘very disappointed’ by actions that are ‘against clear instructions’
Laurent Koscielny has refused to travel to the United States with his Arsenal team-mates for pre-season.
‘We are very disappointed by Laurent’s actions, which are against our clear instructions,’ a club statement read.
‘We hope to resolve this matter and will not be providing any further comment at this time.’
Laurent Koscielny has refused to travel to the United States for Arsenal’s pre-season tour
Koscielny has been asked for a mutual termination of his contract by the north London club for a number of weeks.
He has three firm offers from teams in Ligue 1 and desperately wants to return to his homeland.
The club have so far refused his demands and Unai Emery wants to keep hold of the 33-year-old.
The veteran defender is seeking a return to France but the club are so far refusing