Arsenal must keep Laurent Koscielny away from Bayern Munich
Six months ago the sentence ‘Bayern Munich want to strengthen their central defence by signing Laurent Koscielny from Arsenal’ would have rightly been laughed at. But now, it looks a real possibility. For the last three months of the season Koscielny was the best defender in the Premier League. He came in to the team at the Allianz against Bayern and his partnership with Per Mertesacker immediately looked a good match as they were the only defensive unit to stop Bayern from scoring in Europe all season. After that, he grew in presence, and most importantly in consistency. Koscielny has always looked like a quality player but had looked untrustworthy, just as likely to make a huge error as to clear one off the line. For the last few months though, he has eradicated that compulsion and has been rock solid.
The problem, if it is one, for Arsenal, is…
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