BREAKING: Arsenal captain refuses to travel with team for pre-season tour
Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny has refused to travel with the team on their pre-season tour of the United States.
The north London club confirmed this via their website on Thursday 11th but refused to give further comments on the situation.
"We are very disappointed by Laurent’s actions, which are against our clear instructions. We hope to resolve this matter and will not be providing any further comment at this time," a statement from the club read.
The Gunners head Stateside on Thursday and begin their US tour in Colorado next Tuesday, but they are then due to play Bayern Munich in Carson, California on Thursday 18 July.
Club statement on Laurent Koscielny— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) July 11, 2019