Sport Wenger: Coquelin has joined Valencia

02:16  11 january  2018
02:16  11 january  2018 Source:   skysports.com

Valencia agree £12m fee for Coquelin

  Valencia agree £12m fee for Coquelin Valencia have agreed a £12m fee with Arsenal for the transfer of midfielder Francis Coquelin, Sky Sports News understands. The 26-year-old prepares to move to Spain after rejecting interest from Premier League clubs West Ham United and Crystal Palace.The French midfielder has been at Arsenal for almost a decade but appearances in the first team this season have been limited with just seven starts in all competitions.When quizzed about Coquelin's future on Tuesday, manager Arsene Wenger said: "It's a possibility [Coquelin's departure] but nothing is decided.

Arsene Wenger confirms Arsenal have sold Francis Coquelin to Valencia . Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 10 Jan 2018 10:42 pm. Share this article with Facebook Share this article with Twitter Share this article with Google Plus Share this article through email Share this article

Francis Coquelin has left Arsenal and joined Valencia , Arsene Wenger has confirmed. Sky sources reported on Wednesday that Arsenal had agreed a £12m fee with Valencia for Coquelin , who has been restricted to just seven starts this season.

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Francis Coquelin has left Arsenal and joined Valencia, Arsene Wenger has confirmed.

Sky sources reported on Wednesday that Arsenal had agreed a £12m fee with Valencia for Coquelin, who has been restricted to just seven starts this season.

Asked after Arsenal's 0-0 Carabao Cup draw with Chelsea if Coquelin had left the club, Wenger said: "Yes."

The Arsenal boss added: "He goes to Valencia. He didn't get enough games with us this season. He had an opportunity. I let him go."

Coquelin spent almost a decade at Arsenal after joining the Gunners in 2008 from French side Stade Lavallois.

The 26-year-old midfielder had loan spells at Lorient, Freiburg and Charlton before breaking into the Arsenal first team on a regular basis in the 2014/15 season.

'I want to win the cup with Valencia' - Man Utd outcast Pereira has no plans for Old Trafford return .
The 22-year-old is planning on spending the rest of the season with Los Che, despite reports the Red Devils want to recall himManchester United loanee Andreas Pereira is keen to spend the remainder of the season with Valencia.

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