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Laurent Koscielny finally apologises to Arsenal fans for Bordeaux shirt reveal stunt that 'caused a bit of a stir' after club legends Ian Wright and Nigel Winterburn slammed defender as 'disrespectful' The defender ended nine years at Arsenal with £4.6m move to Bordeaux But he caused a storm after removing Arsenal shirt to reveal a Bordeaux one It led to a vicious backlash from fans and club legends Wright and Winterburn Koscielny has now apologised to Arsenal fans for the seven-second video clip 

By Adam Shergold for MailOnline

Published: 08:28 BST, 25 September 2020 | Updated: 08:34 BST, 25 September 2020

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Laurent Koscielny has finally apologised to Arsenal fans for his controversial shirt swap video to announce his move to Bordeaux last year.

The centre-half was seen taking off an Arsenal shirt to reveal the colours of the French club after securing his £4.6million switch.

But club captain Koscielny had agitated for the move and refused to take part in the club's pre-season tour of the United States.

Laurent Koscielny angered Arsenal fans with a shirt reveal stunt when he signed for Bordeaux

Laurent Koscielny angered Arsenal fans with a shirt reveal stunt when he signed for Bordeaux

The former Arsenal captain can be seen taking off his old jersey in a video published on Twitter

The former Arsenal captain can be seen taking off his old jersey in a video published on Twitter

He takes it off to to unveil his Bordeaux shirt - his new club and their new kit for this campaign

He takes it off to to unveil his Bordeaux shirt - his new club and their new kit for this campaign

It caused a backlash from Gunners legends and fans alike, with Ian Wright telling Koscielny he should be 'ashamed' and Nigel Winterburn branding it

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