The Frenchman caused controversy this summer after he declined to travel on their pre-season tour of the United States as he tries to force a move back to his home country – with only a year to run on his 100k-a-week contract. It is now thought the veteran centre-back is planning on taking legal advice against the club.
Fans took to Twitter to share their thoughts on the latest update from the ongoing contract saga with one fan praising the club for being ruthless whilst another demanded he train with the under-23s.
Others claimed the long-serving defender had destroyed any legacy he had at the club with one supporter confused by his behaviour stating that it is really unlike him.
You can read the best selection of tweets from Arsenal fans below:
Ruthless Arsenal ????
— Doug (@DougTheGooner) July 18, 2019
He’s biting more than he can chew. I’m really astonished by his behavior. It’s really unlike him.
— Dzivula Mautuh Gube (@DzivulaGube) July 18, 2019
Transfer list him immediately, but if he’s refusing to do his job he shouldn’t be paid at all. If I sat @ home & refused to go to work, no pay simple!
— Matt Crosby (@Mattagcrosby99) July 19, 2019
Good to see the club being strict and not given chance. Nobody is bigger than our club
— Magista49 ????????????? (@magista49) July 18, 2019
Kos quickly destroyed any legacy he had at Arsenal.
— Jason Azzie (@jasonazzie) July 18, 2019
Sad situation, but good to see the club being firm.
— Andrew Fitzgerald (@ohnahbah) July 18, 2019
Made his bed, make him train with the u23s all year
— Rob Sarna (@robsarna) July 18, 2019
He should’ve taken legal advice before refusing to travel with the team that pays his wages… #LegacyRuined
— Arc. Lai Shosanya (@11Rayz) July 18, 2019
Just sell him, please
— Famozni Gigoš (@CusicJovan) July 18, 2019
He’s in breach of contract. His legal position is likely weak.
— Anthony Soto (@SotoTheElder) July 18, 2019