Arsenal defender Koscielny welcomes Varane competition

Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny has welcomed competition within the France squad from Real Madrid youngster Raphael Varane.

Varane is threatening Koscielny's place in Didier Deschamps' starting XI.

But the Gunners stopper says: "It's good competition, which will push me to be better. It is positive that there are other central defenders."

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