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Arsenal set to sign Lorient's Guendouzi - sources



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Arsenal sign France U20 star Matteo Guendouzi from Lorient

Arsenal have signed France under-20 midfielder Matteo Guendouzi from Lorient in a deal reportedly worth £7 million.

The club announced the signing on Wednesday, with Guendouzi reported to have signed a four-year deal.

Guendouzi, 19, is regarded as one of the most promising central midfielders in France and is viewed as a signing for the future at Arsenal, but head coach Unai Emery indicated that he expects Guendouzi to fight for a first-team place right away.

"We are delighted Matteo is joining...

France U20 star Matteo Guendouzi to have Arsenal medical - sources

Arsenal are poised to sign Lorient midfielder Matteo Guendouzi, sources close to the club told ESPN FC, with the Frenchman set to undergo a medical on Monday.

France Under-20 international Guendouzi is highly regarded in his homeland and has attracted the interest of a number of clubs across Europe.

The likes of Manchester City and Tottenham have been credited with interest in Guendouzi, but Arsenal have moved quickly to beat their rivals to the midfielder.

The 19-year-old Guendouzi broke into...


Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny planning Lorient return - president Loic Frey

Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny wants to finish his career at his former club Lorient, the French club's president has told Canal +.

Koscielny, 32, is under contract at the Emirates Stadium until 2020, but Loic Frey said the France international had told him he wanted to return to his homeland before retiring.

The France international has been with the Gunners since leaving Lorient in 2010, and Frey said: "He told me last week in London that he wanted to finish his career at Lorient.

"I hope...


Caen beat Lorient in Coupe de la Ligue

Christian Kouakou celebrates after scoring the only goal in Caen's win over Lorient.

Caen began their Coupe de la Ligue campaign with a 1-0 victory away to Ligue 2 side Lorient.

Caen had seen their impressive start to the season checked when they lost 2-0 to champions Monaco at the weekend, but they returned to winning ways when Cristian Kouakou kept his cool to slot home shortly before half-time.

Montpellier continued their positive recent form with a 2-0 win over Guingamp.

Montpellier went into the game on the back of a five-match unbeaten run and goals in each half from Souleymane...

Fatherhood and Lorient future come hand in hand for Bouanga

Gabon international Denis Bouanga has revealed that the impending birth of his first child was one of the reasons behind his decision to extend his FC Lorient contract on Thursday.

The 22-year-old was loaned out to Tours last season, and had appeared destined for the exit door at Les Merlus this summer, with Saint-Etienne and Valencia just two clubs understood to be keen on his services.

However, the Le Mans-born wideman insisted that he's keen for stability, and has vowed to take a step up at Lorient,...