Laurent Koscielny gives verdict on Arsenal crisis as he explains summer exit

“But there you have it, it is in these moments where you see a team, a collective, ready to fight together to climb back up the pole!”

Koscielny also addressed his acrimonious exit which saw him lose the respect of some supporters.

“I can understand [why Arsenal fans didn’t understand my departure],” the 34-year-old said.

“Nobody anticipated my Arsenal departure. To keep it simple, I was not as happy as I was on the first day I signed.