skip to content

1

Arsenal Football Club

  • Nickname:Gunners
  • Founded:1886
  • Manager:Arsene Wenger
  • Ground:Emirates
  • Capacity:60432
Next Game: 28-Dec-2014 15:00
Arsenal

VS

West Ham United
Full match preview
Last Game: 26-Dec-2014 17:30
Arsenal2

VS

Queens Park Rangers1
Full match report

Wenger: Toure happy to stay

02 Jan 2009 - 14:50:05

Arsene Wenger insists Kolo Toure is happy at Arsenal despite the club rejecting a transfer request from the Ivory Coast defender.

Toure, 27, asked to be placed on the transfer list having lost his regular starting spot to Johan Djourou in recent weeks.

Wenger turned down the surprise request and claims the central defender is now happy to stay at the Emirates Stadium and fight to win back his starting spot.

"The situation is that Kolo is a player who has two-and-a-half-year contract and will remain with us," said the Frenchman.

"I am happy with players who are committed and Kolo is a big example.

"There was a minor incident that you can multiply by 20. It happens every day in every club which is sorted out. Kolo is happy here.

"We have a very young and compact squad and I don't expect anybody to leave."

Toure moved to north London in February 2002 and has gone on to clock up around 300 appearances for Wenger's side.


Related Arsenal News

Add Your Comment

Return to top

*All fields required, your email address will be kept private