Arsenal transfer news: Club captain Laurent Koscielny refuses to go on preseason tour to US

The Independent -

The Independent—Koscielny had been expected to be part of the squad flying to the USA on Thursday but the club have now said the player will remain in London ‘against our clear instructions’

Arsenal news: Olivier Giroud says Laurent Koscielny's struggling after he refused to go on US tour. Giroud (left) has leapt to the defence of his 'good friend' Koscielny (right) by insisting that not all the details on the subject are clear before admitting that he feels 'very sad' for his compatriot.