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Arsenal legend Adams: Koscielny just like Keown

Arsenal legend Tony Adams has likened Laurent Koscielny to Martin Keown.

Adams won Premier League titles playing alongside Keown in Arsenal's back four.

"Koscielny was brilliant [at the end of last season]," Adams told

"He reminds me a lot of Martin Keown. He's very tenacious. I hate labelling people because Martin Keown was one of the best we've ever had. But there are similarities there, the way Koscielny marks and his last-ditch tackles.

"He's tenacious in the tackle. [When it came to] that tight, one-to-one defending, there wasn't a better player that I've played with, [than Keown]. To put Koscielny in the same category [to Keown] is an enormous compliment I think."

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