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Top Arsenal defender agrees three-year contract with new club

Arsenal captain, Laurent Koscielny, is very nearly joining Ligue 1 club Bordeaux, ESPN reports.

Koscielny touched base in the French city on Monday, after positive talks between the two clubs in London a week ago.

The 33-year-old was hopeful that Arsenal would find a final agreement with Bordeaux to give him a chance to come back to France.

What’s more, the agreement was settled late on Monday.

Koscielny will have a medical on Tuesday, before penning a three-year contract.

The transfer fee is ought to be around €5 million altogether.

The Frenchman had dropped out with the English club during the summer for a reason unknown and would not go on visit in the United States with the remainder of the squad.

Koscielny joined Arsenal from Lorient in the summer of 2010 for €10m and proceeded to show up for the Gunners and to win three FA Cups.

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