Report: Arsenal want £10.6m for Borussia Dortmund target Laurent Koscielny

Laurent Koscielny of Arsenal and Cesar Azpilicueta of Chelsea shake hands prior to the UEFA Europa League Final between Chelsea and Arsenal at Baku Olimpiya Stadionu on May 29, 2019 in...

Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny is reportedly on the radar of Borussia Dortmund.

Laurent Koscielny of Arsenal during the UEFA Europa League Final between Chelsea and Arsenal at Baku Olimpiya Stadionu on May 29, 2019 in Baku, Azerbaijan.

According to The Mirror, Arsenal want £10.6 million as transfer fee for Laurent Koscielny, who is on the radar of Borussia Dortmund.

It has been reported that Koscielny wants a new challenge after failing to agree on a new contract with Arsenal.

German club Dortmund, who will play in the Champions League next season, are interested in securing the services of the French central defender, according to the report.

 

Arsenal exit

Arsenal signed the 33-year-old from Lorient in the summer of 2010 for a transfer fee reported by The Independent to be worth £8 million.

It seems that Arsenal are looking to make a profit of £2.6 million on a 33-year-old who reportedly wants to leave, and it is not exactly a bad move.

Laurent Koscielny of Arsenal looks dejected as he walks past the Europa League Trophy whilst coduring the UEFA Europa League Final between Chelsea and Arsenal at Baku Olimpiya Stadionu on...

Koscielny has been a good player for Arsenal over the years, but at 33, the Frenchman does need replacing.

The Gunners did not finish in the top four of the Premier League this past season and will not feature in the Champions League during the 2019-20 campaign.

Emerson of Chelsea is challenged by Laurent Koscielny of Arsenal during the UEFA Europa League Final between Chelsea and Arsenal at Baku Olimpiya Stadionu on May 29, 2019 in Baku,...

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