Posted: Fri July 5, 2013 10:41AM; Updated: Fri July 5, 2013 10:35AM

Arsenal sends Johan Djourou, Francis Coquelin out on loan

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Arsenal's Francis Coquelin (second from left) and Johan Djourou (far right) have been sent on loan to Germany.
Arsenal's Francis Coquelin (second from left) and Johan Djourou (far right) have been sent on loan to Germany.
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LONDON (AP) -- Arsenal has loaned out defender Johan Djourou and midfielder Francis Coquelin on season-long deals to Bundesliga teams.

Djourou, a 26-year-old Switzerland international, has gone to Hamburg, while Coquelin, a 22-year-old former France Under-21 player, has been taken by Freiburg.

Djourou spent the second half of last season at Hannover.

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