Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger, reveal, the main reason for extending the contract of Laurent Koscielny because France midfielder was a crucial pillar of The Gunners.
Through the official website, Thursday (12/1/2017), Arsenal announced a contract extension Laurent Koscielny, along with Francis Coquelin and Olivier Giroud. Although he did not mention the duration of the contract, media-media United Kingdom, preach Koscielny would survive at the Emirates Stadium until June 30, 2020.
"I believe he is one of the main players in the squads. He is a leader in the defence, especially at a time when Per (Mertesacker) not playing, "said Arsene Wenger.
"He has a lot of experience now and is a very tough player for national team of France. He is also one of the best defender in the world today. So, I am very glad he committed long term here, "said Arsene Wenger.
The Gunners did a large gambling wreaked Koscielny from Lorient F.C. who play in the second division of the League of France. Arsenal won the player with around 12.5 million euro (USD 182.5 billion) on July 7, 2010.
Do not need long, Koscielny directly proved to be tough for the Defense doorstop The Gunners. Over time he developed into an important pillar of the Arsenal and transformed into one of the best defender in the Premier League.
Koscielny had so far completed 273 appearances and scored 22 goals and four assists. Thanks to his contributions, Arsenal won four titles, including two FA Cup title and two FA Community Shield.
Chelsea, reportedly The Telegraph, Friday (13/1/2017), ready menggelontorkan funds of 40 million pounds ($ 651 billion) for purchased Dimitri Sequin from West Ham United.
Although it still has a contract until June 2021, Dimitri Sequin preached has shown gelagat want to leave The Hammers in the near future. France-born Player it's even already strike exercises and performed on the rest of the season 2016-2017.
Dimitri Sequin rumored disappointed against West Ham United management langah who refused an offer from former club Marseille, the players. Dimitri Sequin ever preached already gives ultimatum to management of the Club and Manager, SlavenBilic.
Another factor that influences the wishes of Dimitri Sequin related performance decline also left West Ham United in the Premier League, 2016-2017. Up to the 20th week, West Ham United still slumped to 13 standings while with 22 points.
Chelsea then try to exploit the situation. Chelsea is inseparable from the efforts of the decision melego the Oscars to Shanghai SIPG at a cost of 61 million euros ($ 856billion) that make them fresh funds to now has brought star players with is high.
Manchester City Defender, John Stones, judging the 21 weekend matches Premier League against Everton at Goodison Park Sunday (15/1/2017), would feel strange.
"There will be a mixture of emotions (against Everton). I have many friends there. I also play a lot of matches along with Everton and has family and colleagues there. So this is a big event for them and also myself, "said John Stones.
"It will be weird back there (Goodisan Park). However, I'm sure every player will feel like it would when facing their former club, "John Stones add talks.
John Stones became part of Everton in 2013-2016. Three uniformed season The Toffess, John Stones melakoni 95 matches and had one goal in various event.
John Stones then joined Manchester City on 2 August 2016. John Stones meneken contract of six years at a cost of 47 million pounds or approximately USD 761 billionand make it the most expensive Defender as recorded in the world.
In the summer of 2016-2017, John Stones became an important part in Manchester City's defence. Of a total of 25 matches that have already traveled, a 22-year-old player is only three appearances off the bench.