The Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger finally fielded his most expensive trio of players together in a big game as we claimed all three points against Tottenham Hotspur. Mesut Ozil, Alexandre Lacazette and Alexis Sanchez started the match against Spurs, having been overlooked previously against Manchester City and Liverpool, and all three of them played a part in the goals which led us to our win.
Arsenal have finally released their confirmed XI to take on noisy neighbours Tottenham Hotspur today, with our star striker FINALLY getting the nod to start against a top rival.
Alexandre Lacazette has been overlooked in big games versus Man City and Liverpool already this term, so it is a relief to see his name on the team-sheet for today’s encounter.
Tottenham make the short trip across North London to take on Arsenal this weekend in the Premier League. A win for the hosts will see the Gunners move to within a single point behind our rivals, and bookmakers are struggling to split the pair. Arsenal’s home advantage sees them slightly shorter in the win-draw-win market, but you feel this could be a tough task.
Ian Wright has labelled Alexandre Lacazette a ‘predator’, and states that he should start every Arsenal match.
Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has previously overlooked the French striker when naming his starting line-up to take on the bigger teams in the division, and with close rivals Spurs coming up this weekend, there is calls that he should be given the nod for the crunch match.
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It seems as if every single pundit out there has judged the Arsenal manager’s decision to drop Alexandre Lacazette, but is that simply because it is easy to jump on the narrative?
Arsene Wenger’s selection has been at the centre of much talk since he decided to drop Arsenal’s record signing Alexandre Lacazette from the starting line-up against Manchester City, and Emmanuel Petit has continued on that.
Martin Keown has claimed that Jack Wilshere and Alexandre Lacazette should have started for Arsenal in defeat to Manchester City.
The Gunners succumbed to a disappointing 3-1 loss at the Etihad yesterday, and Arsene Wenger’s selection has been a large focal point, with the Frenchman opting to leave record signing Alexandre Lacazette on the bench.