Report – Gunners set to announce £14.6m, four-year deal with highly-rated star
Arsenal are putting the finishing touches on another important deal as the campaign approaches a halfway point.
The Gunners have been pressured by fans and pundits to change their miserly spending habits following the disappointment of finishing runners-up to surprise Premier League champions Leicester City last season.
Arsene Wenger attempted to address his team’s issues with the signing of five players during the summer but that has not ended all concerns with several key players attracting speculation which has linked them with an imminent departure.
Laurent Koscielny is one of the Arsenal players believed to be on the brink of an exit unless the club rewards him with a new deal.
And according to new rumours, the Gunners have met the demands of the France international who has been a regular alongside new signing Shkodran Mustafi at centre-back so far this season.
A report by French source L’Equipe claims Arsenal have come to an agreement with Koscielny over a new four-year contract which will be worth £14.6m in total earnings for the defender.
Arsenal are expected to announce the deal for the 31-year-old after confirming the signing of Hector Bellerin’s new long-term contract on Monday.