Arsenal star says he will try to convince M’Vila to join the Gunners at the Euros

11:09 04 June 2012

Yann M

Yann M'Vila, Rennes

EMPICS Sport

Arsenal transfer news: Laurent Koscielny wants French team-mate to join him in north London

Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny believes French international team-mate Yann M'Vila would be a good signing for the Gunners and will use his time with the player at the Euros to try and get him to join the north Londoners.

The Rennes midfielder has been linked with Arsene Wenger's side for some time, while it is thought Inter Milan are also keen on buying the 21-year-old.

M'Vila looks set to leave the Ligue 1 this summer and Koscielny hopes he will join Arsenal.

"I don't know what plans the club have in terms of signings," he told Goal.com. "I only see what appears in the newspapers because Wenger tells us nothing about that. But I would like one of my French team-mates to join us for next season.

"Yann is a player with enormous quality. He is strong on the ball and has great vision. He can triumph in an important competition like the Premier League.

"Would he be good at Arsenal? Of course.

"I will try to convince him to come when we are together at the Euros," he laughed.

Related articles


Live Blog Transfer Window Live July 28

 

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
1
2 3 4 5 6
7

Latest Arsenal news

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Arsene Wenger, the Arsenal manager looks on (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that three Arsenal players will not be available to face Chelsea in the Community Shield this weekend.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Calum Chambers of Arsenal  (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger insists defender Calum Chambers will not leave the club on loan this summer.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Arsenal's Chuba Akpom (right) and Lyon's Mehdi Zeffane battle for the ball during the Emirates Cup

Teenage striker Chuba Akpom wants to battle for a place in the Arsenal side this season rather than go out again on loan.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal  (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey and Tottenham’s Erik Lamela are among the nominations for UEFA’s Goal of the Season award for 2014/15.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Wenger and Mourinho

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes Arsenal are ready to challenge for the Premier League crown this season due to the money they have spent.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Competitions

Take in the stunning sites of London from the summit of the O2!

Up at The O2 has teamed up with London24 to give one lucky reader the chance to experience urban mountaineering this summer with an exhilarating 90-minute climb across the roof of one of London’s most iconic landmarks.

Read more
Terrific tea, creamy cakes and splendid sandwiches at Mews of Mayfair.

Celebrate a truly quintessentially British tradition with the chance of winning a luxurious Afternoon Tea for two people at Mews of Mayfair, complete with a glass of Veuve Clicquot champagne.

Read more
Get up close and personal to this global phenomenon!

Following a sell-out 2014 run, the global phenomenon that is Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games is back in London, running at the Dominion Theatre in the heart of the West End until 5th September 2015.

Read more