Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny has signed for Ligue 1 club Bordeaux, the clubs announced on Tuesday.
Sources told ESPN that the France centre-back arrived in Bordeaux on Monday -- the same day that an agreement was reached between the two clubs -- and completed a medical on Tuesday before signing a contract.
Koscielny, 33, refused to go on tour with Arsenal in the United States earlier this summer, having fallen out with the Premier League club.
Gunners boss Unai Emery had wanted the defender...
Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny is on the verge of joining Ligue 1 club Bordeaux, sources have told ESPN FC.
The France centre-back arrived in the French city on Monday after positive talks between the two clubs in London last week. The player, 33, was optimistic that Arsenal would find a final agreement with Bordeaux to let him come back to France. The agreement was finalised late on Monday.
Koscielny will have a medical on Tuesday before signing a three-year contract. The transfer fee should...
Lille took a major step towards sealing second place in Ligue 1 and Champions League football as Loic Remy secured a precious 1-0 victory over Bordeaux on Sunday.
Remy connected with Jonathan Ikone's free kick to volley in his sixth league goal of the season and third in as many games in the 27th minute, settling the game at Stade Pierre-Mauroy.
Bordeaux's woes were compounded when defender Pablo was shown a red card two minutes from time for a poor tackle on winger Nicolas Pepe.
Victory took Lille...
Olympique Lyonnais substitute Moussa Dembele grabbed a late goal to earn a 3-2 win at Bordeaux in Ligue 1 on Friday and strengthen their Champions League qualifying hopes.
Dembele scored five minutes from time, after Bordeaux's Vukasin Jovanovic was sent off for abusing a linesman in the 73rd, to put OL on 62 points from 34 games, with fourth-placed St Etienne six points behind before hosting Toulouse on Sunday.
The top three qualify for the Champions League with the third-placed team having to...