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Was Lacazette Arsenal’s first-choice striker option last summer?

Craig Burley has claimed that Arsenal failed to land their key summer transfer targets, before lowering their aspirations to sign Alexandre Lacazette instead.

The Gunners splurged a club record £52 Million to bring in the French striker from Lyon last summer, but he has since lost his first-team role thanks to the arrival of new club record signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Are Wenger’s ‘cup-tied’ comments out of place ahead of Arsenal’s EL tie?

Arsene Wenger has moved to insist that UEFA’s ruling regarding players being ineligible for certain competitions to be scrapped, with Pierre-Emerick’s exclusion from Arsenal’s Europa League squad clearly irking the manager.

Could Wenger be right that Lacazette’s form could be down to injury?

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has claimed that Alexandre Lacazette’s injury could have been affecting his form for some time, following discovery of swelling on his knee.

The French striker started the season well despite the manager opting to limit his minutes as he adapted to the Premier League, but lost form from around December.

Can Arsenal seriously be considered contenders for Europa League glory?

News coming through ruling Alexandre Lacazette out of our upcoming Europa League tie, I’m seriously beginning to doubt Arsenal’s chances of glory.

Tottenham all-but ended our hopes of making the Champions League through our league position, leaving us eight points short of Chelsea in fourth, while Liverpool and Spurs also hold seven and nine point advantages over us. This has left us with a mountain to climb with only 11 matches remaining.

‘Aubameyang arrival has dented Arsenal team-mate Lacazette’s confidence’

Arsene Wenger has claimed that Alexandre Lacazette’s misses against Tottenham Hotspur were down to a lack of confidence, stemming from Arsenal’s signing of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

The French striker arrived as a £52 Million club record signing last summer, but has already found himself warming the bench, thanks to the club’s new record transfer arrival in Aubameyang.

Does Arsenal’s Lacazette deserve some credit for his short cameo v Spurs?

Jermaine Jenas has moved to praise the display of Alexandre Lacazette for Arsenal today, claiming he did more for his side than his new team-mate Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Could Lacazette be forced out wide to accommodate Arsenal target?

French publication L’Equipe are claiming that Arsenal are set to force Alexandre Lacazette into a wide role with the impending arrival of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang this month.

The Gunners are said to have an agreement in place with the BVB side for their star striker, and the deal will be completed once they land their replacement, who could be one of a number of options.

Does Aubameyang dealings prove Lacazette to be Arsenal flop?

Arsenal are strongly expected to complete a deal to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang this month, despite having already broke their club record transfer fee to sign striker Alexandre Lacazette already this term.

The French striker started the season well, scoring plenty despite being limited in his game-time initially, but has gone off the boil since December.