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Goal.com
Francis Coquelin trains at centre-back as Wenger seeks defensive reinforcements for Arsenalcover. But it appears another option Wenger has explored is to use Francis Coq
Francis Coquelin trains at centre-back as Wenger seeks defensive reinforcements for Arsenal
Goal.com / Posted 20 minutes ago
cover. But it appears another option Wenger has explored is to use Francis Coquelin as a makeshift central defender alongside Laurent Koscielny. And Coquelin replied: “Been playing centre-back, bossing it, you know what I mean?” Co... Read more
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give me sport
Arsenal fans are furious after midfielder reveals he is training at centre-back [Best Tweets]the German out of the picture, Arsenal now have Calum Chambers, Gabriel Paulist
Arsenal fans are furious after midfielder reveals he is training at centre-back [Best Tweets]
give me sport / Posted an hour ago
the German out of the picture, Arsenal now have Calum Chambers, Gabriel Paulista and Rob Holding to choose from alongside Laurent Koscielny. SIGN UP NOW Want to become a GMS writer? Sign up now and submit a 250-word test article:... Read more
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give me sport
Arsenal fans react to Valencia's apparent asking price for Shkodran Mustafi [Best Tweets]but instead to urge Arsene Wenger to sign a new centre-back. The Gunners have
Arsenal fans react to Valencia's apparent asking price for Shkodran Mustafi [Best Tweets]
give me sport / Posted 2 hours ago
but instead to urge Arsene Wenger to sign a new centre-back. The Gunners have long needed a superior partner alongside Laurent Koscielny yet the best they have managed in recent years is Calum Chambers and Gabriel Paulista, both of whom so far... Read more
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Transfer Tavern
Arsenal weigh up quick-fire Bundesliga raid after Mertesacker blowwell since moving from Basel and could be brought in within a matter of days, w
Arsenal weigh up quick-fire Bundesliga raid after Mertesacker blow
Transfer Tavern / Posted 3 hours ago
well since moving from Basel and could be brought in within a matter of days, with Arsenal facing a defensive crisis. With Laurent Koscielny handed extra time off due to his run to the final with Les Blues, Wenger has only Gabriel and one of Calum... Read more
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ESPN FC
Per Mertesacker unlikely to get universal backing for Arsenal captaincyXhaka may have flourished in the role of house key-holder on behalf of his pare
Per Mertesacker unlikely to get universal backing for Arsenal captaincy
ESPN FC / Posted 7 hours ago
Xhaka may have flourished in the role of house key-holder on behalf of his parents, but it is too soon for a new signing. Laurent Koscielny ticks many of the boxes, but he is not a natural spokesman. He is vilified by some supporters, but Aaron... Read more
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ESPN FC
Arsenal are once again quiet in the transfer market while rivals spend big£40m or higher could deter Wenger from being drawn into a bidding war. Wenger
Arsenal are once again quiet in the transfer market while rivals spend big
ESPN FC / Posted 7 hours ago
£40m or higher could deter Wenger from being drawn into a bidding war. Wenger was also witness to a decent tournament from Laurent Koscielny in France's central defence at the Euros, but if last season is any indication he is in need of a partner.... Read more
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ESPN FC
Five things Arsene Wenger must do at Arsenal before Premier League beginsend of last season and Arsenal have already gone through several years of havin
Five things Arsene Wenger must do at Arsenal before Premier League begins
ESPN FC / Posted 7 hours ago
end of last season and Arsenal have already gone through several years of having a captain who was not a regular starter. Laurent Koscielny is the bedrock of the defence and might be a sensible choice, but he's not a natural, vocal leader on the... Read more
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ESPN FC
Arsenal poised to compete in more balanced Premier League - Gazidisthrough a few big names like Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez, a smattering of les
Arsenal poised to compete in more balanced Premier League - Gazidis
ESPN FC / Posted 7 hours ago
through a few big names like Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez, a smattering of lesser-known players like Santi Cazorla and Laurent Koscielny, and young performers like Hector Bellerin, Francis Coquelin, and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. This approach... Read more
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ESPN FC
Arsenal's Arsene Wenger expects 'poker game' for summer targetscompetition for Per Mertesacker and Gabriel Paulista, who both looked unconvinc
Arsenal's Arsene Wenger expects 'poker game' for summer targets
ESPN FC / Posted 7 hours ago
competition for Per Mertesacker and Gabriel Paulista, who both looked unconvincing at times last season playing alongside Laurent Koscielny. After Arsenal's first preseason game at French club RC Lens on Friday, Wenger declined to discuss... Read more
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ESPN FC
Arsenal's Per Mertesacker out for 'a few months' - Arsene Wengerinjury pic.twitter.com/I11EbobQlN The injury leaves Arsenal short of options f
Arsenal's Per Mertesacker out for 'a few months' - Arsene Wenger
ESPN FC / Posted 7 hours ago
injury pic.twitter.com/I11EbobQlN The injury leaves Arsenal short of options for their opening Premier League game, when Laurent Koscielny will only recently have returned to training following France's Euro 2016 run to the final. Gabriel... Read more
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ESPN FC
Per Mertesacker's injury plunges Arsenal into early defensive crisisof a dilemma approaching the start of the season. The opening match against Liv
Per Mertesacker's injury plunges Arsenal into early defensive crisis
ESPN FC / Posted 7 hours ago
of a dilemma approaching the start of the season. The opening match against Liverpool is just 18 days away and given that Laurent Koscielny and the other players who went deep into Euro 2016 -- Mesut Ozil, Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud -- will... Read more
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ESPN FC
Five centre-back targets who could solve Arsenal's defensive problemsyet to reveal the extent of the injury, fellow centre-back Gabriel Paulista als
Five centre-back targets who could solve Arsenal's defensive problems
ESPN FC / Posted 7 hours ago
yet to reveal the extent of the injury, fellow centre-back Gabriel Paulista also stayed home this week with tonsillitis and Laurent Koscielny will return late from his post-Euro 2016 holiday, leaving young England duo Calum Chambers and Rob Holding... Read more
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soccersweep
Arsene Wenger searching for defender after shock injury – Soccersweeplast season. Callum Chambers is just 21, but he is the most experienced defend
Arsene Wenger searching for defender after shock injury – Soccersweep
soccersweep / Posted 7 hours ago
last season. Callum Chambers is just 21, but he is the most experienced defender remaining on their pre-season tour, as Laurent Koscielny didn’t travel because he played for France at Euro 2016. The timing may be far from ideal, but this may be... Read more
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metro
Arsenal told they can have quality Mertesacker replacement for cut-price feeGetty) Wenger admitted he would be on the lookout for new recruits at the back
Arsenal told they can have quality Mertesacker replacement for cut-price fee
metro / Posted 7 hours ago
Getty) Wenger admitted he would be on the lookout for new recruits at the back ahead of the Premier League season, with Laurent Koscielny also set to miss the start of the season after returning late from Euro 2016. ‘With Per being out, we are... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
From Arsenal to Spurs: How Premier League's big seven are shaping up for the new seasonMesut Ozil do not come back until Monday, and will be racing to be ready for th
From Arsenal to Spurs: How Premier League's big seven are shaping up for the new season
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 hours ago
Mesut Ozil do not come back until Monday, and will be racing to be ready for the start of the season. Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny come back the following week and are very unlikely to face Liverpool on 14 August. Suddenly this is an... Read more
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Gazette
Arsenal on the hunt for defender after long-term injury to Per Mertesackerwill be out for." The injury comes as a blow to Wenger, who also left fellow c
Arsenal on the hunt for defender after long-term injury to Per Mertesacker
Gazette / Posted 8 hours ago
will be out for." The injury comes as a blow to Wenger, who also left fellow centre-back Gabriel in England and has given Laurent Koscielny an extended break following his exertions with France at Euro 2016. That means, at 21, Calum Chambers is... Read more
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guardian-series
Arsenal on the hunt for defender after long-term injury to Per Mertesackerwill be out for." The injury comes as a blow to Wenger, who also left fellow c
Arsenal on the hunt for defender after long-term injury to Per Mertesacker
guardian-series / Posted 8 hours ago
will be out for." The injury comes as a blow to Wenger, who also left fellow centre-back Gabriel in England and has given Laurent Koscielny an extended break following his exertions with France at Euro 2016. That means, at 21, Calum Chambers is... Read more
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Harrow Times
Arsenal on the hunt for defender after long-term injury to Per Mertesackerwill be out for." The injury comes as a blow to Wenger, who also left fellow c
Arsenal on the hunt for defender after long-term injury to Per Mertesacker
Harrow Times / Posted 8 hours ago
will be out for." The injury comes as a blow to Wenger, who also left fellow centre-back Gabriel in England and has given Laurent Koscielny an extended break following his exertions with France at Euro 2016. That means, at 21, Calum Chambers is... Read more
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Football365
Arsenal should sign Mario BalotelliGood on the ball I grant you, but not so good when it comes to the bread and bu
Arsenal should sign Mario Balotelli
Football365 / Posted 8 hours ago
Good on the ball I grant you, but not so good when it comes to the bread and butter aspects of his position. CB: Laurent Koscielny Literally cannot buy into the hype this fella gets. Is there any coincidence that he has been an ever... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Arsenal on the hunt for defender after long-term injury to Per Mertesackerwill be out for." The injury comes as a blow to Wenger, who also left fellow c
Arsenal on the hunt for defender after long-term injury to Per Mertesacker
Kingston Guardian / Posted 9 hours ago
will be out for." The injury comes as a blow to Wenger, who also left fellow centre-back Gabriel in England and has given Laurent Koscielny an extended break following his exertions with France at Euro 2016. That means, at 21, Calum Chambers is... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Arsenal on the hunt for defender after long-term injury to Per Mertesackerwill be out for." The injury comes as a blow to Wenger, who also left fellow c
Arsenal on the hunt for defender after long-term injury to Per Mertesacker
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
will be out for." The injury comes as a blow to Wenger, who also left fellow centre-back Gabriel in England and has given Laurent Koscielny an extended break following his exertions with France at Euro 2016. That means, at 21, Calum Chambers is... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Arsenal on the hunt for defender after long-term injury to Per Mertesackerwill be out for." The injury comes as a blow to Wenger, who also left fellow c
Arsenal on the hunt for defender after long-term injury to Per Mertesacker
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 9 hours ago
will be out for." The injury comes as a blow to Wenger, who also left fellow centre-back Gabriel in England and has given Laurent Koscielny an extended break following his exertions with France at Euro 2016. That means, at 21, Calum Chambers is... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Arsenal on the hunt for defender after long-term injury to Per Mertesackerwill be out for." The injury comes as a blow to Wenger, who also left fellow c
Arsenal on the hunt for defender after long-term injury to Per Mertesacker
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 9 hours ago
will be out for." The injury comes as a blow to Wenger, who also left fellow centre-back Gabriel in England and has given Laurent Koscielny an extended break following his exertions with France at Euro 2016. That means, at 21, Calum Chambers is... Read more
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International Business Times
Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis warns fans over difficult transfer market revealed that they are in the market to sign an experienced centre-back, especi
Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis warns fans over difficult transfer market
International Business Times / Posted 10 hours ago
revealed that they are in the market to sign an experienced centre-back, especially with Gabriel out with Tonsillitis and Laurent Koscielny still recovering from his travails with France in the Euros. However, Gazidis refused to give a timeline... Read more
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The News and Star
Arsenal on the hunt for defender after long-term injury to Per Mertesackerwill be out for." The injury comes as a blow to Wenger, who also left fellow c
Arsenal on the hunt for defender after long-term injury to Per Mertesacker
The News and Star / Posted 11 hours ago
will be out for." The injury comes as a blow to Wenger, who also left fellow centre-back Gabriel in England and has given Laurent Koscielny an extended break following his exertions with France at Euro 2016. That means, at 21, Calum Chambers is... Read more
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give me sport
Arsene Wenger confirms Arsenal's new transfer plansthe MLS All-Stars and Wenger will be relying on an inexperienced centre-back pa
Arsene Wenger confirms Arsenal's new transfer plans
give me sport / Posted 11 hours ago
the MLS All-Stars and Wenger will be relying on an inexperienced centre-back pairing to go through the voyage unscathed. Laurent Koscielny has been given an extended holiday after reaching the Euro 2016 final while Gabriel has been suffering from... Read more
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Arsenal World
Arsenal on the hunt for defender after long-term injury to Per Mertesackerwill be out for." The injury comes as a blow to Wenger, who also left fellow c
Arsenal on the hunt for defender after long-term injury to Per Mertesacker
Arsenal World / Posted 12 hours ago
will be out for." The injury comes as a blow to Wenger, who also left fellow centre-back Gabriel in England and has given Laurent Koscielny an extended break following his exertions with France at Euro 2016. That means, at 21, Calum Chambers is... Read more
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Football.co.uk
Arsenal on the hunt for defender after long-term injury to Per Mertesackerwill be out for." The injury comes as a blow to Wenger, who also left fellow c
Arsenal on the hunt for defender after long-term injury to Per Mertesacker
Football.co.uk / Posted 12 hours ago
will be out for." The injury comes as a blow to Wenger, who also left fellow centre-back Gabriel in England and has given Laurent Koscielny an extended break following his exertions with France at Euro 2016. That means, at 21, Calum Chambers is... Read more
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Sporting Life
Mertesacker facing injury lay-offthe news at a press conference in the US on Tuesday.Fellow central defender Gab
Mertesacker facing injury lay-off
Sporting Life / Posted 13 hours ago
the news at a press conference in the US on Tuesday.Fellow central defender Gabriel was also left at home and, with Laurent Koscielny on an extended break following his exertions with France at Euro 2016, it means new signing Rob Holding is... Read more
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Sporting Life
Arsenal on the hunt for defenderhe will be out for."The injury comes as a blow to Wenger, who also left fellow
Arsenal on the hunt for defender
Sporting Life / Posted 13 hours ago
he will be out for."The injury comes as a blow to Wenger, who also left fellow centre-back Gabriel in England and has given Laurent Koscielny an extended break following his exertions with France at Euro 2016.That means, at 21, Calum Chambers is his... Read more
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Daily Mirror
10 centre-backs Arsenal could sign after Mertesacker injuryWith Laurent Koscielny enjoying an extended break after Euro 2016 and Gabriel P
10 centre-backs Arsenal could sign after Mertesacker injury
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 hours ago
With Laurent Koscielny enjoying an extended break after Euro 2016 and Gabriel Paulista not on the tour of the USA due to illness, Arsene Wenger must do without any senior centre-backs for the next couple of weeks. That means Calum Chambers will... Read more
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Goal.com
Arsene Wenger aiming to sign new defender following Per Mertesacker injuryis now desperately short of defensive options ahead of Arsenal's Premier League
Arsene Wenger aiming to sign new defender following Per Mertesacker injury
Goal.com / Posted 13 hours ago
is now desperately short of defensive options ahead of Arsenal's Premier League opener against Liverpool on 14 August. Laurent Koscielny is still on holiday following his Euro 2016 exploits with France, while Gabriel Paulista is currently... Read more
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New Kerala
Arsenal coach Wenger praises youngsters Holding, Bielik - newkerala.com #96373educate them when they're at that age." Holding is set to make his debut on th
Arsenal coach Wenger praises youngsters Holding, Bielik - newkerala.com #96373
New Kerala / Posted 13 hours ago
educate them when they're at that age." Holding is set to make his debut on their pre-season tour of America as defenders Laurent Koscielny and Per Mertesacker may not be available for the games. Holding spent the last season on loan with Bury... Read more
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TEAMTalk
'We are looking to bring somebody in," says Wengerwill be out for.” The injury comes as a blow to Wenger, who also left fellow c
'We are looking to bring somebody in," says Wenger
TEAMTalk / Posted 13 hours ago
will be out for.” The injury comes as a blow to Wenger, who also left fellow centre-back Gabriel in England and has given Laurent Koscielny an extended break following his exertions with France at Euro 2016. That means, at 21, Calum Chambers is... Read more
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Football365
Arsenal to sign defender; Wenger confirms BFG blowthe news at a press conference in the US on Tuesday. Fellow central defender G
Arsenal to sign defender; Wenger confirms BFG blow
Football365 / Posted 13 hours ago
the news at a press conference in the US on Tuesday. Fellow central defender Gabriel was also left at home and, with Laurent Koscielny on an extended break following his exertions with France at Euro 2016, it means new signing Rob Holding is... Read more
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Goal.com
Jerome Boateng, Laurent Koscielny & and the Defensive Rocks in Nike Tiempos - Goal.com Rest of the World Rest of Europe Boateng, Koscielny & and the De
Jerome Boateng, Laurent Koscielny & and the Defensive Rocks in Nike Tiempos
Goal.com / Posted 14 hours ago
- Goal.com Rest of the World Rest of Europe Boateng, Koscielny & and the Defensive Rocks of Euro 201 Need a little help deciding which boots are best for you? Give the... Read more
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Futn Soccer
Arsenal handed double blowGuadalajara in Los Angeles on Sunday. Mertesacker’s injury could force Wenger
Arsenal handed double blow
Futn Soccer / Posted 14 hours ago
Guadalajara in Los Angeles on Sunday. Mertesacker’s injury could force Wenger into the market in search of a center back. Laurent Koscielny will miss the start of the season as he recovers from a long summer with France, meaning Calum Chambers,... Read more
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Sport in a storm
Arsenal target defender swoopwill be out for." The injury comes as a blow to Wenger, who also left fellow c
Arsenal target defender swoop
Sport in a storm / Posted 14 hours ago
will be out for." The injury comes as a blow to Wenger, who also left fellow centre-back Gabriel in England and has given Laurent Koscielny an extended break following his exertions with France at Euro 2016. That means, at 21, Calum Chambers is... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Arsenal on the hunt for defender after long-term injury to Per Mertesackerwill be out for." The injury comes as a blow to Wenger, who also left fellow c
Arsenal on the hunt for defender after long-term injury to Per Mertesacker
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 hours ago
will be out for." The injury comes as a blow to Wenger, who also left fellow centre-back Gabriel in England and has given Laurent Koscielny an extended break following his exertions with France at Euro 2016. That means, at 21, Calum Chambers is... Read more
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Football Talk
Wenger Confirms He'll Buy Replacement After Arsenal Star Ruled Out Until 2017quickly. The Liverpool game is just two-and-a-half weeks away and we’re alread
Wenger Confirms He'll Buy Replacement After Arsenal Star Ruled Out Until 2017
Football Talk / Posted 14 hours ago
quickly. The Liverpool game is just two-and-a-half weeks away and we’re already facing a selection crisis at the back with Laurent Koscielny set to miss out due to his late arrival for pre-season following his exploits at Euro 2016. Gabriel should... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Arsenal's Mertesacker out for 'few months'injury pic.twitter.com/I11EbobQlN The injury leaves Arsenal short of options f
Arsenal's Mertesacker out for 'few months'
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 16 hours ago
injury pic.twitter.com/I11EbobQlN The injury leaves Arsenal short of options for their opening Premier League game, when Laurent Koscielny will only recently have returned to training following France's Euro 2016 run to the final. Gabriel... Read more
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International Business Times
Arsenal: Arsene Wenger to sign experienced defender after Mertesacker ruled out for months at the back. Gabriel is suffering from tonsillitis and is another player who h
Arsenal: Arsene Wenger to sign experienced defender after Mertesacker ruled out for months
International Business Times / Posted 18 hours ago
at the back. Gabriel is suffering from tonsillitis and is another player who has dropped out of the tour along with Laurent Koscielny, who is on an extended holiday following his participation in the Euros. Calum Chambers and Rob Holding are... Read more
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Sport in a storm
Wenger confirms defender blowthe news at a press conference in the US on Tuesday. Fellow central defender G
Wenger confirms defender blow
Sport in a storm / Posted 19 hours ago
the news at a press conference in the US on Tuesday. Fellow central defender Gabriel was also left at home and, with Laurent Koscielny on an extended break following his exertions with France at Euro 2016, it means new signing Rob Holding is... Read more
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The World Game
Arsenal defender Mertesacker set for lengthy lay-offthe experienced centre-back for the foreseeable future, although he did not pla
Arsenal defender Mertesacker set for lengthy lay-off
The World Game / Posted 21 hours ago
the experienced centre-back for the foreseeable future, although he did not place a timescale on his expected return. As Laurent Koscielny recuperates from his efforts for France at EURO 2016 and with Gabriel Paulista laid low by tonsillitis,... Read more
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SportsFan
Arsenal's Mertesacker to miss EPL startthis weekend against the MLS All-Stars in San Jose, California. Mertesacker's
Arsenal's Mertesacker to miss EPL start
SportsFan / Posted 23 hours ago
this weekend against the MLS All-Stars in San Jose, California. Mertesacker's steback means Wenger may have to rush back Laurent Koscielny, who is resting after helping France reach the Euro 2016 final, for the start of the EPL season. Gabriel... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Arsenal's Mertesacker out for a 'few months' says Wengeroff on Friday against the MLS All-Stars in San Jose, California. Mertesacker's
Arsenal's Mertesacker out for a 'few months' says Wenger
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 hours ago
off on Friday against the MLS All-Stars in San Jose, California. Mertesacker's injury means Wenger may have to rush back Laurent Koscielny, who is resting after helping France reach the Euro 2016 final, for the start of the Premier League... Read more
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soccernews
Arsenal defender Mertesacker set for lengthy lay-offthe experienced centre-back for the foreseeable future, although he did not pla
Arsenal defender Mertesacker set for lengthy lay-off
soccernews / Posted 23 hours ago
the experienced centre-back for the foreseeable future, although he did not place a timescale on his expected return. As Laurent Koscielny recuperates from his efforts for France at Euro 2016 and with Gabriel Paulista laid low by tonsillitis,... Read more
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Soccer Way
Arsenal defender Mertesacker set for lengthy lay-off the experienced centre-back for the foreseeable future, although he did not pla
Arsenal defender Mertesacker set for lengthy lay-off
Soccer Way / Posted yesterday
the experienced centre-back for the foreseeable future, although he did not place a timescale on his expected return. As Laurent Koscielny recuperates from his efforts for France at Euro 2016 and with Gabriel Paulista laid low by tonsillitis,... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Per Mertesacker facing long injury lay-offthe news at a press conference in the US on Tuesday. Fellow central defender G
Per Mertesacker facing long injury lay-off
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
the news at a press conference in the US on Tuesday. Fellow central defender Gabriel was also left at home and, with Laurent Koscielny on an extended break following his exertions with France at Euro 2016, it means new signing Rob Holding is... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Per Mertesacker faces long injury lay-offthe news at a press conference in the US on Tuesday. Fellow central defender G
Per Mertesacker faces long injury lay-off
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
the news at a press conference in the US on Tuesday. Fellow central defender Gabriel was also left at home and, with Laurent Koscielny on an extended break following his exertions with France at Euro 2016, it means new signing Rob Holding is... Read more
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