joi, 11 ianuarie 2018
Arsenal sells one of the oldest players
Midfielder Francis Coquelin (26) left Arsenal after nearly 10 seasons spent on Emirates. The French player was sold to Valencia for 13.5 million euros. Coquelin had only scored 6 matches this season of the Premier League, and Arsene Wenger decided to give up.The former international youth was one of the oldest players in the London squad, alongside Theo Walcott and Aaron Ramsey.
"He goes to Valencia because he has not had enough games with us this season. He had the opportunity to leave and we left him, "said the coach of the" guns "in the quoted source. Coquelin could debut in the bats' shirt on Saturday in the Deportivo championship match. Valencia ranks 3rd in the Primera Division, 5 points in front of the Real. Francis Coquelin came to Arsenal in the summer of 2008 with more than 150 appearances in all competitions and two cups of England (2015, 2017) with the English. In the 10 years, Coquelin was lent to Lorient, Freiburg and Charlton Athletic. In 2010, the European champion with France came out in the U-19 category.