Francis Coquelin

Born: May 13, 1991 (age 24)

Height: 5'10" (178cm)

Hometown: Laval, France
Nationality: France French

Position: Defensive midfielder
Team: Arsenal (no. 34)
Francis Coquelin of Arsenal in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal at St James' Park on August 29, 2015
Career History
Youth2008-2009Arsenal
Senior2008-Arsenal
→ 2010-2011Lorient (loan)
→ 2013-2014Freiburg (loan)
→ 2014Charlton Athletic (loan)
Sports Mole has 246 articles about Francis Coquelin. Articles 1 to 40:
Aaron Ramsey goes off injured during the FA Cup game between Hull City and Arsenal on March 8, 2016
Team News: Aaron Ramsey returns for Arsenal
Aaron Ramsey earns his first Arsenal start since March for the visit of West Brom.
18:48
Danny Welbeck celebrates finding the winner during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Leicester City on February 14, 2016
Team News: Arsenal unchanged for Watford visit
Arsene Wenger names an unchanged XI as Arsenal welcome Watford to the Emirates.
Apr 2, 14:03
Hector Bellerin of Arsenal and Aaron Lennon of Everton compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on October 24, 2015 in London, England.
Preview: Everton vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday lunchtime's Premier League clash between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park.
Mar 17, 10:03
Neymar celebrates scoring the opening goal with Lionel Messi during the Champions League round-of-16 second leg between Barcelona and Arsenal on March 16, 2016
Result: Barcelona through to Champions League last eight
Barcelona book their spot in the quarter-finals of the Champions League courtesy of a 3-1 win over Arsenal in their last-16 second leg in Spain.
Mar 16, 21:36
Olivier Giroud in action during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Southampton on February 2, 2016
Team News: Arsenal make six changes for FA Cup fifth-round replay against Hull City
Arsenal make six changes for their FA Cup fifth-round replay against Hull City at the KC Stadium, while the hosts make seven.
Mar 8, 18:10
Arsene Wenger and Mauricio Pochettino shake hands prior to the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal on March 5, 2016
Mauricio Pochettino "disappointed" with point against Arsenal
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino admits that he was "disappointed" to have only come away from the North London derby against ten-man Arsenal with a point.
Mar 6, 22:58
Francis Coquelin sees red during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal on March 5, 2016
Francis Coquelin apologises for North London derby red card
Arsenal midfielder Francis Coquelin apologises to the club's supporters following his red card in the North London derby against Tottenham at White Hart Lane.
Mar 5, 20:49
Aaron Ramsey celebrates scoring the opener during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal on March 5, 2016
Aaron Ramsey praises Arsenal "character"
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey praises the "great character" of his teammates to secure a draw in the North London derby.
Mar 5, 18:40
Alexis Sanchez celebrates his equaliser during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal on March 5, 2016
Result: Ten-man Arsenal deny Tottenham Hotspur in enthralling North London derby
Tottenham Hotspur miss the chance to go top of the Premier League as North London rivals Arsenal fight back for a 2-2 draw at White Hart Lane.
Mar 5, 14:43
Arsene Wenger gestures during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Arsenal on February 28, 2016
Preview: Arsenal vs. Swansea City
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's Premier League clash between Arsenal and Swansea City at the Emirates.
Mar 1, 13:05
Mesut Ozil says coo-ee after scoring his side's second during the game between Arsenal and Bournemouth on December 28, 2015
Ander Herrera: 'Mesut Ozil is inconsistent'
Man Utd midfielder Ander Herrera accuses Arsenal's Mesut Ozil of lacking consistency, but believes that the Gunners will match Barcelona in the Champions League last 16.
Feb 23, 14:08
Francis Coquelin of Arsenal in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal at St James' Park on August 29, 2015
Arsenal's Francis Coquelin "ready" for Barcelona test
Arsenal midfielder Francis Coquelin insists that he is "ready" for the challenge of Barcelona and Andres Iniesta in the last 16 of the Champions League.
Feb 23, 13:56
Danny Welbeck celebrates finding the winner during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Leicester City on February 14, 2016
Team News: Danny Welbeck makes first Arsenal start in 10 months for Hull City FA Cup clash
Danny Welbeck makes his first start in 10 months as Arsenal take on Hull City in the fifth round of the FA Cup at the Emirates.
Feb 20, 11:52
Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck reacts after a missed chance on February 15, 2014
Team News: Danny Welbeck on bench for Arsenal
Danny Welbeck is named among the substitutes for Arsenal in their clash with title rivals Leicester City.
Feb 14, 11:02
Arsene Wenger watches the cat do a whoopsie on his beret during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Arsenal on February 7, 2016
Preview: Arsenal vs. Leicester City
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash at the Emirates between Arsenal and league leaders Leicester City.
Feb 12, 14:15
Jose Fonte heads in Southampton's third against Arsenal on December 26, 2015
Preview: Arsenal vs. Southampton
Sports Mole looks ahead to Tuesday night's Premier League match at the Emirates as Arsenal take on Southampton.
Feb 1, 10:25
Tomas Rosicky in action during the FA Cup game between Arsenal and Burnley on January 30, 2016
Tomas Rosicky ruled out for a month
Arsenal midfielder Tomas Rosicky is ruled out for at least four weeks with a leg injury sustained during his comeback game on Saturday.
Jan 31, 14:03
Carl Jenkinson of West Ham United during the Betway Cup match between West Ham Utd and SV Werder Bremen at Boleyn Ground on August 2, 2015 in London, England.
Arsene Wenger confirms cruciate knee ligament injury for Carl Jenkinson
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger confirms that Carl Jenkinson injured a cruciate knee ligament while playing on loan for West Ham United.
Jan 29, 09:49
Jack Wilshere of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and VfL Wolfsburg at the Emirates Stadium on July 26, 2015
Santi Cazorla, Jack Wilshere "progressing well"
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger reveals that Jack Wilshere and Santi Cazorla are a few weeks away from first-team returns.
Jan 28, 16:25
Arsenal's Olivier Giroud is pursued by James Milner of Liverpool on August 24, 2015
Preview: Liverpool vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole looks ahead to Wednesday night's Premier League clash between Liverpool and leaders Arsenal at Anfield.
Jan 11, 16:25
Hector Bellerin of Arsenal and Duncan Watmore of Sunderland compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Sunderland at Emirates Stadiumon December 5, 2015
Preview: Arsenal vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's FA Cup match between holders Arsenal and struggling Sunderland at the Emirates Stadium.
Jan 7, 18:45
Sergi Samper playing for Barcelona in September 2014
Arsenal 'to bid for Barcelona youngster'
Arsenal are reportedly considering a £4.4m bid for young Barcelona midfielder Sergi Samper in January.
Dec 29, 17:45
Mohamed Elneny of FC Basel and Joe Allen of Liverpool compete for a header during the UEFA Champions League group B match on December 9, 2014
Arsenal close to signing Mohamed Elneny?
Arsenal are reportedly close to securing the signature of Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Elneny after agreeing a fee with Basel.
Dec 26, 13:46
Villarreal's midfielder Tomas Pina (L) vies with Sevilla's Polish midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak during the Spanish league football match Villarreal CF vs Sevilla FC at El Madrigal stadium in Villareal on October 31, 2015.
Arsenal 'to bid £33m for Grzegorz Krychowiak'
Arsene Wenger will reportedly make an offer of £33m to bring Sevilla midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak to Arsenal in the January transfer window.
Dec 26, 13:36
Dynamo Kiev's forward Andriy Yarmolenko (L) vies with Porto's midfielder Danilo Pereira during the UEFA Champions League Group G football match FC Porto vs FC Dynamo Kyiv at the Dragao stadium in Porto on November 24, 2015
Report: Arsenal eye Danilo swoop
Porto midfielder Danilo is reportedly a January transfer target of Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger.
Dec 24, 09:17
Victor Wanyama of Southampton is chased by Morgan Schneiderlin of Manchester United during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Manchester United at St Mary's Stadium on September 20, 2015 in Southampton, United Kingdom.
Report: Victor Wanyama is Arsenal's top target
Arsene Wenger reportedly makes Southampton's defensive midfielder Victor Wanyama Arsenal's top transfer target in January.
Dec 21, 10:22
Arsene Wenger manager of Arsenal gestures on the touchline during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester United at Emirates Stadium on October 4, 2015 in London, England.
Arsene Wenger: 'I know my transfer targets'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits that his squad is "short" and already knows the new faces he needs to bring in next month.
Dec 21, 08:50
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger and opposite number Manuel Pellegrini of Manchester City during the Premier League match on January 18, 2015
Preview: Arsenal vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole casts its eye over Monday night's massive game in the Premier League between the two favourites for the title, Arsenal and Manchester City.
Dec 18, 12:06
James McArthur of Palace looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal on August 16, 2015
James McArthur 'ignoring' transfer talk amid Arsenal link
Crystal Palace midfielder James McArthur plays down suggestions that he could leave his current club in January amid talk of interest from Arsenal.
Dec 16, 18:59
James McArthur of Palace looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal on August 16, 2015
Crystal Palace's James McArthur ignoring Arsenal link
James McArthur says that he is not concerning himself with reports that have linked him with a move from Crystal Palace to Arsenal.
Dec 16, 09:28
Paris Saint-Germain's French midfielder Adrien Rabiot (C) advances with the ball past Lens' French defender Loick Landre (L) during the French L1 football match  on March 7, 2015
Arsenal 'preparing January bid for Adrien Rabiot'
Arsenal are reportedly preparing an offer for Paris Saint-Germain's unsettled midfielder Adrien Rabiot in January.
Dec 15, 09:28
Idrissa Gueye of Aston Villa holds off Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park on December 13, 2015 in Birmingham, England.
Arsene Wenger full of praise for "outstanding" Aaron Ramsey
Arsene Wenger praises the "outstanding" Aaron Ramsey for his performance in the 2-0 win over Aston Villa.
Dec 13, 22:59
Joleon Lescott of Aston Villa celebrates scoring his team's frist goal with his team mate Jordan Ayew during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Aston Villa at St Mary's Stadium on December 5, 2015
Preview: Aston Villa vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park.
Dec 12, 11:28
Manager Arsene Wenger of Arsenal celebrates after Olivier Giroud of Arsenal scored the third goal and his hat-trick during the UEFA Champions League Group F match between Olympiacos FC and Arsenal FC at Karaiskakis Stadium on December 9, 2015 in Piraeus,
Arsene Wenger: "Maybe it's our lucky year"
Arsene Wenger insists that it could be Arsenal's "lucky year" in the Champions League.
Dec 9, 22:32
Santi Cazorla of Arsenal in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United at the Emirates Stadium on August 9, 2015
Report: Santi Cazorla out for season
Arsenal fear that Santi Cazorla could miss the rest of the 2015-16 season after undergoing knee surgery in Spain.
Dec 7, 01:41
Victor Wanyama of Southampton is chased by Morgan Schneiderlin of Manchester United during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Manchester United at St Mary's Stadium on September 20, 2015 in Southampton, United Kingdom.
Robert Pires wants Victor Wanyama at Arsenal
Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama would be the perfect signing for Arsenal, according to former Gunners midfielder Robert Pires.
Dec 6, 15:18
Arsene Wenger Manager of Arsenal looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal at The Hawthorns on November 21, 2015
Preview: Arsenal vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews Arsenal's visit of Sunderland as the injury-hit Gunners look to beat the resurgent Black Cats in North London.
Dec 4, 11:43
Leverkusen's midfielder Lars Bender vies with Freiburg's midfielder Julian Schuster during the German first division Bundesliga football match SC Freiburg vs Bayer 04 Leverkusen in Freiburg, southwestern Germany on September 27, 2014
Arsenal to chase Lars Bender in January?
Injury-ravaged Arsenal place Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Lars Bender at the top of their shortlist of January targets.
Dec 3, 00:46
James McArthur of Palace looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal on August 16, 2015
Arsenal interested in James McArthur?
Crystal Palace midfielder James McArthur emerges as a reported transfer target for Arsenal following the injury to Francis Coquelin.
Dec 2, 13:57
Mesut Ozil of Arsenal (2L) celebrates with team mates as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Arsenal at Carrow Road on November 29, 2015 in Norwich, England.
Player Ratings: Norwich City 1-1 Arsenal
Sports Mole looks at who stood out during Norwich City's 1-1 draw with Arsenal in the Premier League.
Nov 29, 19:44
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Leicester CityLeicester342110359332673
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs341911464253968
3Arsenal34189758342463
4Manchester CityMan City34187962342861
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd34178942301259
6West Ham UnitedWest Ham341414657431456
7Liverpool33159956431354
8Southampton341491145351051
9Stoke CityStoke34138133747-1047
10Chelsea331111114945444
11Everton34914115348541
12Watford34118153340-741
13Bournemouth34118154157-1641
14Swansea CitySwansea341010143445-1140
15West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom341010143142-1140
16Crystal Palace35109163645-939
17Norwich CityNorwich3487193560-2531
18Sunderland3379173957-1830
19Newcastle UnitedNewcastle3478193662-2629
RAston Villa3437242365-4216