Arsenal midfielder Laurent Koscielny has reached a contractual agreement with French side Stade Rennes.
Koscielny who is yet to meet Arsenal management to discuss his exit has been termed by Stade Rennes as a coveted player they would like to be associated with.
Gunners are still hopeful they will persuade the France national team defender to extend his contract for one more year.
Last week Koscielny was not part of Arsenal squad to Singapore reason being that he pushes his exit from the club.
The Londoners were set to announce what sort of punishment they are going to impose the defender for missing the pre-season tour.
Arsenal will be forced to rely the services of Holding who according to fans he is well experienced at the back like Laurent Koscielny.
In addition to that, Gunners fans have written a protest letter the club owner Stan Kroenke to make important decision in regard to the club’s future.
In the letter the fans call the owner to take the club to winning status and bag crucial tittles both in England and in Europe at large.