Koscielny refused to join the Premier League club on their U.S. tour amid British media reports linking the 33-year-old French centre back with a move to Ligue 1 sides Girondins Bordeaux and Olympique Lyonnais.
Emery had labelled him an "important player" earlier this week but has now openly admitted Koscielny...
France under-19 defender William Saliba is set to join Arsenal in a deal worth €30 million despite late interest from Tottenham but will be loaned back to Saint. Etienne, sources have told ESPN FC.
Arsenal appeared to have beaten competition for the 18-year-old centre-back. However, a late bid from Spurs put the move in doubt.
Eddie Nketiah scored a late goal for Arsenal to beat Bayern Munich 2-1 in their opening clash of the International Champions Cup at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California on Wednesday.
After a scoreless first half, the Gunners took the lead in the 49th minute when Bayern left back Louis Poznanski steered the ball into his own net.