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Daily Mail Aug 20, 2016

Claudio Ranieri refuses to criticise Mark Clatteburg following Leicester's two penalty appeals being turned down against Arsenal

Danny Drinkwater went down after a tackle by Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny in the first half before Ahmed Musa fell to ground inside the box while being challenged by Hector Bellerin.
The Independent Aug 20, 2016
Leicester vs Arsenal player ratings: Wes Morgan and Laurent Koscielny stand out as defence prevails

Leicester vs Arsenal player ratings: Wes Morgan and Laurent Koscielny stand out as defence prevails

Man-for-man marking from the 0-0 draw at the Kind Power Stadium
The Short Fuse Aug 20, 2016

Leicester v Arsenal Player Ratings in Positives

Plenty of people will be focusing on the negatives, so I’m gonna try to focus on the positives. Cech - Got a shutout. Did Fraudy for the second year running. Monreal - Was everywhere in a good way. Koscielny - Met Rob Holding and was MOTM. Holding - Pocketed Jamie Fraudy Bellerin - Didn’t give away a penalty. Xhaka - Started his first game for Arsenal. Coquelin - Didn’t get a red card. Cazorla - When his number came up on the subs board he didn’t point at Coquelin and mouth, “are you sure you didn’t mean him?” Ox - Tried to do things. Walcott - Made some tackles and...
The Short Fuse Aug 20, 2016

Leicester City 0-0 Arsenal: At least we didn’t lose

Last season’s top two battled to a stalemate today in Premier League action at King Power Stadium. Arsenal dominated possession throughout but had to hold on late in an exciting 0-0 draw against the champions, Leicester City. Arsene Wenger made four changes to the Opening Day XI that lost 4-3 to Liverpool. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Santi Cazorla came in for the injured Alex Iwobi and Aaron Ramsey. Granit Xhaka was handed his first Arsenal start in place of Mohamed Elneny. Laurent Koscielny was declared fit enough to start and, somewhat surprisingly, replaced Calum Chambers in the...
The Short Fuse Aug 20, 2016

Arsenal at Leicester City live stream 2016: lineups, match thread, and how to watch Premier League online

The first road trip of the season, and it’s to the defending champs. After stumbling out of the gate last weekend, both Arsenal and Leicester City will be looking to right their respective ships today and get their seasons moving in the right direction. Arsenal should hopefully be a little less of a patchwork than last week. Laurent Koscielny is being rushed coming back to help alleviate the 2016 Center Back Crisis, which will help lend stability to a defense that barely earned the name last week, and Arsene has said that Özil and Giroud would be “available for selection”, so while...
The Independent Aug 20, 2016
Leicester City vs Arsenal team news: Arsene Wenger starts Alexis Sanchez as Laurent Koscielny returns in defence

Leicester City vs Arsenal team news: Arsene Wenger starts Alexis Sanchez as Laurent Koscielny returns in defence

Leicester City vs Arsenal: Team news from the King Power Stadium as last seasons top two go head-to-head in the East Midlands
Daily Mail Aug 19, 2016

Arsenal's Mesut Ozil, Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny train as trio get set to return against Leicester City after missing Liverpool defeat

Mesut Ozil, Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud were rested for the 4-3 defeat by Liverpool due to their late return from Euro 2016, but all three could play some part at the King Power Stadium.
Liverpool Daily Post Aug 19, 2016
Everton transfers: Joe Hart can leave Man City says Pep Guardiola

Everton transfers: Joe Hart can leave Man City says Pep Guardiola

Moyes also speaks about latest Kone developments
Daily Mail Aug 19, 2016

Riyad Mahrez 'happy to continue Leicester adventure' after signing new four-year deal with champions amid Arsenal speculation

Riyad Mahrez says it is a pleasure to be a Leicester City player after turning down Arsenal to stay with the Premier League champions. Mahrez scored the Foxes' first goal of the new season.
The Short Fuse Aug 18, 2016

Arsenal v. Leicester Team News

Let’s get some updates, shall we? The boss has given us a few updates on his team for Saturday’s match at the King Power. While admitting he’s short on options, he said that Özil, Giroud, and Koscielny will be “available for selection” this weekend, but also went on to say: Of course they have not played any games for a while, so I have to be selective and I cannot go for the three because that would be too risky. But at center back, it seems likely we’ll see Kos for at least part of the game: But basically with Laurent Koscielny I have no choice! If I have to take a gamble on...
Daily Mail Aug 14, 2016

Graeme Souness questions Arsenal for not risking Laurent Koscielny in opening loss to Liverpool... 'You can get away with a knock at centre-back'

Graeme Souness has questioned Arsene Wenger's decision not to risk  defender Laurent Koscienly as Arsenal were beaten 4-3 by Liverpool in their opening Premier League match
The Short Fuse Aug 10, 2016

2016/2017 Arsenal Preview Series

All the TSF articles preparing for Arsenal's 2016-17 season. A lot can happen in a year. At the start of the 2015/2016 season, Arsenal headed in with a clear first choice pair at centerback, a experienced back-up, a young stud to pin hopes for the future on and, should they need him, the incomparable Nacho Monreal (spoiler: they did). By the end, Laurent Koscielny had a down year, Per Mertesacker got pinned to the bench, Gabriel Paulista declared himself a bit of a hothead and less than advertised in the skill department and Calum Chambers... was allergic to grass? I dunno, barely saw...
Daily Mail Aug 10, 2016

Arsenal given timely boost as Euro 2016 stars Olivier Giroud, Laurent Koscielny and Mesut Ozil return

Arsenal may not be able to bring in any more new faces to ease their worries ahead of the new season, but they have been boosted by the return of some more familiar stars.
Daily Mail Aug 10, 2016

Arsenal defender Gabriel out for six to eights weeks as Arsene Wenger faces up to severe injury crisis

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger faces a defensive injury crisis after he revealed defender Gabriel will be out for six to eight weeks. He was forced off in Arsenal's pre-season win over Manchester City.
The Short Fuse Aug 5, 2016

2016/2017 Arsenal Preview: Centerbacks

A major concern for Arsenal to start the season as uncertainty and injury surround the center of defense. A lot can happen in a year. At the start of the 2015/2016 season, Arsenal headed in with a clear first choice pair at centerback, a experienced back-up, a young stud to pin hopes for the future on and, should they need him, the incomparable Nacho Monreal (spoiler: they did). By the end, Laurent Koscielny had a down year, Per Mertesacker got pinned to the bench, Gabriel Paulista declared himself a bit of a hothead and less than advertised in the skill department and Calum Chambers... was...

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