Speaking to Arsenal's official website, 20-year-old Francis Coquelin said he has been "pleased" with the number of first-team opportunities made available to him this season. His first start was an inglorious one, with the Frenchman—who starred at the U-20 World Cup this past summer—part of a makeshift Gunners outfit that traveled to Old Trafford on Aug. 28. We all know what happened next.
Francis Coquelin has signed a new long-term contract with Arsenal and will spend the upcoming season with Lorient in France's Ligue 1. Arsenal signed the 19-year-old in 2008. While the Frenchman's first-team chances have been limite... Read Post
While Abou Diaby is scheduled to return from yet another injury layoff within a week or two, Arsenal's midfield has plenty of options as to who can fill that role in the Frenchman's absence. The real stickler is finding the combinat... Read Post
Francis Coquelin created quite a stir this past summer. The 20-year-old Frenchman strung together a slew of fine performances for his country's U-20 team during the World Cup competition in Colombia, earning widespread praise along ... Read Post