‘He Is World Class’: Fans Praise Arsenal Defender On Twitter After Stoke Clash


Laurent Koscielny was once again brilliant for Arsenal against Stoke. Admittedly he wasn’t tested much defensively, but the Frenchman helped stop any threat that the visitors offered going forward, whilst also getting on the scoresheet himself.

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Before kick-off Sky Sports showed some stats which highlighted Koscielny’s importance to the Arsenal defence. The stats suggested that since August 2013, Arsenal have a 70% win percentage when he plays 90 minutes, compared to just 33% without him. That’s a significant statistic. They also pointed out with Koscielny playing the full game Arsenal have only conceded 3 or more goals on 1 occasions. The game proceeding these statistics saw Koscielny score and help the Gunners to another clean sheet. Can he be considered world class with these stats? The Arsenal fans think so.

To cure the Gunners defensive woes, the key thing will be to keep their star defender fit. Here’s how the fans reacted to Koscielny’s performance

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