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‘Gallas-esque’ – These Arsenal fans not buying explanation from ‘coward’ Koscielny

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Claims suggesting what Laurent Koscielny’s motives were for refusing to take part in Arsenal’s pre-season programme in the United States have not got past these Gunners fans.

A report by Arsenal insider David Ornstein suggested that Laurent Koscielny’s desire to seek an Arsenal move was settled by the club’s failure to reach the Champions League – though supporters are not having it.

Some fans feel his reasons for wanting to leave lie in the player’s age and capabilities, while others believe the way he has gone about securing a Gunners departure has forever tarnished his reputation at Arsenal – and his lack of quality as a captain has led to the team’s downfalls on the pitch.

Meanwhile, some supporters are unhappy that the player is being seen to run away from a club having to deal with a third successive year in the Europa League.

A few even had the gall to call out the Frenchman for holding The Gunners back over the years, notably during 2018’s Europa League semi-final in which he gifted Antoine Griezmann a crucial away goal.

With the vast majority of these fans feeling he only has himself to blame, supporters have remained rather unforgiving of Koscielny’s recent actions:

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