Lorient chief confirms Koscielny joining Arsenal in days

Lorient have confirmed Arsenal are signing Laurent Koscielny. Arsenal are awaiting international clearance before confirming Koscielny as their player within "hours or days".

Lorient have confirmed Arsenal are signing Laurent Koscielny.

Arsenal are awaiting international clearance before confirming Koscielny as their player within "hours or days".

The French centre-half has agreed personal terms on a €12m (£10.1m) move from Ligue 1 club Lorient.

"The deal has not been confirmed because there are some administrative details to be validated," Lorient's general director, Serge Areguian, told the Guardian.

"It will be made official in the hours or days to come."

 
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