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Laurent Koscielny weighs very heavily in the accounts of the Girondins de Bordeaux

The details of Laurent Koscielny’s contract at the Girondins de Bordeaux have just been unveiled …

The packet. To attract Laurent Koscielny (36 years old) in the summer of 2019, when he had one year of contract at Arsenal, the Girondins de Bordeaux released the big game. The very big game even if we believe the figures revealed this Wednesday by The team.

The sports daily tells us that in addition to the € 5.5 million in transfer fees paid to the Gunners, the owners of the time GACP had offered the international tricolor (51 selections, 1 goal) a long-term contract : three years (until June 2022), with a gross annual salary of € 3 million, with two additional years as an option. Option that it can trigger unilaterally. But that’s not all.

Sacred clauses

The agreement signed between the two parties provides, still according to The team, that even if he decided not to extend the adventure this summer and hang up his crampons, the residents of Matmut Atlantique should negotiate with the central defender so as not to have to pay him the salaries of his two optional years (either 5 M € in total).

Finally, the native of Tulle, holder during the first 5 days of Ligue 1 before being hit in the right ankle, also has a conversion clause within the Bordeaux club in the event that no amicable separation occurs. ‘would intervene before the end of the said lease … It is rumored that the new management of the club wishes to negotiate the amounts provided for in this contract downward. In these difficult times, we understand it …

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