'Arsene Wenger has made grow as a player... he took a risk and I want to repay his faith,' says Laurent Koscielny
Laurent Koscielny has lavished praise on Arsene Wenger for converting him into one of the Premier League's finest central defenders.
Koscielny believes he owes a debt of gratitude to his manager for backing him at the highest level after bringing him to the Emirates from Lorient, who were a French Second Division side in 2010.
The 31-year-old Frenchman was relatively unknown when he joined the Gunners for an undisclosed fee six years ago, but he has emerged as one of Wenger's finest defensive signings during his 20-year tenure.
Koscielny, who scored a last-minute winner against Burnley on... read more
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