13 January 2017
Arsenal has confirmed that the trio of Laurent Koscielny, Francis Coquelin and Olivier Giroud have all signed contract extensions at the club to the delight of their manager Arsene Wenger.
Koscielny who signed a new three year deal took to Twitter to confirm the deal.
“I’m pleased to announce you that I extend my adventure with Arsenal until 2020,” the Gunners captain tweeted via his handle, @6_LKOSCIELNY.
Wenger who is still eager to extend the deal of Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez hailed the French trio for extending their respective deals at the club.
“We are very pleased that three important members of our team have committed to us for the long term.
“Francis has made tremendous technical strides over the past few years because he’s so focused every day,” Wenger said
“Olivier has big experience in the game now and has become a more and more complete player since joining us.
“Laurent is of course a key part of our squad and I believe one of the best defenders in the world today. So overall, this is great news for us.”
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