Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny slams Tottenhams Eric Dier

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Laurent Koscielny is closing in on making his Arsenal first team return (Picture: Getty)

Laurent Koscielny has slammed the antics of Eric Dier and his Tottenham teammates during last weekends pulsating north London derby.

Arsenal came from behind to record a stunning 4-2 win thanks to second half goals from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Alexandre Lacazette and Lucas Torreira.

Having taken an early lead through Aubameyangs penalty, Arsenal trailed at half-time following Diers equaliser and a Harry Kane penalty.

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Eric Dier sparked a touchline fracas with his goal celebration against Arsenal last weekend (Picture: Getty)

Dier celebrated his equaliser with a shushing gesture aimed at the home fans which sparke a touchline melee and Koscielny took a dim view of the England internationals behavior.

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It was a special game, a special day and a special win, her wrote in his programme notes. The boys were outstanding from start to finish.

Even when they came back to make it 1-1 and then 2-1, I Knew we would turn it around. I was watching from the stands and I was calm and relaxed, convinced that would have too much for Tottenham.

🔢 Our team once more: Leno, Bellerin, Lichtsteiner, Mustafi, Sokratis, Kolasinac, Guendouzi, Torreira, Xhaka, Aubameyang, Lacazette#ARSHUD pic.twitter.com/n6H3x0ohTj

— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) December 8, 2018

And we did. On the pitch, the team didnt panic either. You could tell, the boys were sure of their ability and that they could still win. We played with intensity, with guts, with determination and with a lot of belief.

We showed how strong mentally we are as well. You dont come here and tell us what to do. The Emirates is our home and we rule there.

Koscielny, meanwhile, was back in the first team squad for Saturdays match against Huddersfield for the first time since he suffered a serious Achilles injury in last season Europa League semi final second leg against Atletico Madrid.

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