French trio sign new long-term contracts


French trio sign new long-term contracts
  1. French trio sign new long-term contracts
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    Defender, midfielder and forward commit their futures to the club by agreeing deals to stay in north…
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We're delighted to announce that three of our first-team stars have committed their futures to the club by signing new long-term contracts.

Francis Coquelin, Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny have all extended their stays in north London by agreeing new deals.

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Francis has become a key figure in our midfield in recent seasons and has now made 131 senior appearances for the club.

Olivier was our top scorer in 2015/16 with 24 goals in all competitions, before helping France reach the final of Euro 2016 last summer. He has continued his fine form this season with nine goals so far.

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Fellow France international Laurent has established himself as one of Europe's finest defenders since his arrival in 2010. He has made 273 appearances and netted 22 times - including decisive goals on the final day of the 2011/12 and 2012/13 seasons to secure Champions League qualification, and the equaliser against Hull City in the 2014 FA Cup final.

Arsène Wenger said: “We are very pleased that three important members of our team have…

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