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Koscielny suffers from the club’s decision to separate from him

Girondins de Bordeaux captains told Laurent Koscielny that he wanted to break up with him and that he would not finish the season in Aquitaine. With L’Equipe the defender expressed his shock and denied any investment problem.

Good grip in the face. This is how Laurent Koscielny faced Bordeaux’s decision not to end the season with him. It is a choice confirmed by him on Wednesday. “I met this afternoon (Wednesday) with Gerard Lopez and Edmar Lopez (the coach), who told me that they wanted to find a solution for the future, but I could continue to train with the first team,” he said. central defender of the team.

The former France international would not have had a detailed explanation of his brutal decision: “They just told me it’s their new strategy, and that we will find a solution with the CFO until everything goes well for everyone.”

Koscielny still wants to ‘help the club’

Purdue leaders will blame Koscielny’s many pitfalls between frequent injuries, poor performance, a healthy lifestyle and a lack of leadership. The accusations are answered firmly. “I’ve been a professional for eighteen years. Look at my career and count the number of matches I’ve had. Is that because I love wine? Of course I love wine, I’m in the wine-growing region, so I can spend moments with family where we taste good wine. (…) But After that, there is work and I am always on the field, exactly and on time ”, emphasizes Koscielny.

“My armband, I take it very seriously. I’ve been a captain in all the teams I’ve been in. Being a captain doesn’t mean constantly making noise. It’s knowing how to say the right words to the right people.. It can. Be positive or negative.. I’ve always told players the facts. Others, as is the case with Hatim (Ben Arafa),” he continues.

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Laurent Koscielny, the fighter, confirms that he still wants to help the Girondins de Bordeaux. “Leave the ship like that, so there it is, not at all. I want to fight for the team to get maintenance as quickly as possible. There are people here who deserve to stay in L1. (…) and I still want to help the club. It’s a moment Tough but we must keep our calm and we will find a solution,” he says, even while making sure he is open to discussions about his impressive contract.