Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, yesterday completed new contract extension deals for star players – Francis Coquelin, Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud as he ensures his core of players remain focused for the premier league season and beyond. Wenger told club website, Arsenal.com:
‘We are very pleased that three important members of our team have committed to us for the long term. Congrats to the players and the club.’
Koscielny, 31,signed a three-and-a-half year deal to run to 2020 worth £80,000 per week, Giroud signed a £90,000 per week two-and-a-half year deal while Coquelin has put pen to paper on a bumper £75,000 per week four-and-a-half year contract.