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Arsenal boss defends treatment of club-record signing Lacazette

Tony Cascarino has slammed the way in which Arsenal have treated Alexandre Lacazette since his big-money move from Lyon this summer, but Arsene Wenger has defended his stance.

The former Chelsea striker has claimed that the club-record signing hasn’t been treated as he should, featuring much less than he should considering his substantial fee, and that the player’s confidence could take a hit unless things change.

Did Arsenal embarrass themselves this summer?

Arsenal have been slammed by the Sunday Time’s top football journalist Duncan Castles, claiming they embarrassed themselves on deadline day to go with a disastrous transfer window. The Gunners brought in only two players this summer in Alexandre Lacazette and Sead Kolasinac, whilst overseeing a number of exits, and after finishing outside the Champions League spots last term, you would have expected much more improvements.

Did Arsene Wenger really believe two signings would be enough?

Arsenal have signed only two players this summer to the first-team squad after finishing a disappointing fifth placed last year, and this is simply not good enough.

Prior to manager Arsene Wenger signing a new two-year deal in the close-season, reports claimed that he was tasked with moving quickly in the transfer window to have a squad worthy of challenging for the Premier League title, and that simply has not happened.

Giroud insists he has important role to play for Arsenal this term

Olivier Giroud has been linked with the exit door for much of the summer, but has made the decision to stay and play a role for Arsenal instead.

The striker has fallen down the pecking order over the past 12 months, playing only a squad member role for the majority of last season, and has now fallen further down the pecking order since the arrival of Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon.

Arsenal making history: Legend claims this has never happened in football

Thierry Henry has talked about the recent arrival of Alexandre Lacazette at Arsenal, and has claimed he will be the first ever player to be first-choice for his club, while his benched team-mate is favoured for his international side.

Former Liverpool boss hails Arsenal’s record signing

Gerard Houllier has come out in the press to hail Arsenal’s signing of Alexandre Lacazette.

The former Liverpool manager is currently working as an advisor to Lyon, and has watched the French striker’s progress closely over recent seasons.

Everton confirm ‘bargain’ deal for Arsenal’s Giroud?

Everton scout Carlo Jacomuzzi has claimed that his side are set to sign Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud for £20 Million this summer, a fee he described as a bargain.

Will Lacazette’s arrival end Giroud’s Arsenal stay?

Alexandre Lacazette is firmly expected to be confirmed as an Arsenal player in the near future, but what will that mean for Olivier Giroud?