Laurent Koscielny injury: Arsenal make late change for Blackpool FA Cup clash after defender injured in warm-up

Laurent Koscielny has been dominated out of Arsenal’s FA Cup third spherical match in opposition to Blackpool after struggling an harm through the workforce’s warm-up.

The Frenchman had been named within the Arsenal beginning XI for the 5.30pm kick-off and took half within the workforce coaching session forward of kick-off.

Nevertheless he shortly pulled up and gestured to Arsenal’s pitch-side physios that he had suffered an harm.


After being helped down the tunnel the membership introduced that he was out of the sport.

He has been changed in Arsenal’s beginning XI by Carl Jenkinson. Stephan Lichtsteiner is now anticipated to play within the centre of defence with Sokratis Papastathopoulos.

Arsenal have loved lower than preferrred preparation for the FA Cup third spherical match after they have been delayed leaving their hotel by a protesting Blackpool supporter. The fan climbed on high of their workforce bus, that means a second bus needed to be known as.

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