Alexandre Lacazette is reborn
striker Alexandre Lacazette has established himself as an indisputable starter at Arsenal throughout the season. So much so that Gunners coach Mikel Arteta is campaigning to extend the Frenchman’s contract, which expires next June.
After a complicated start to the season with in particular a positive test for Covid-19 and use in a different register compared to his great times in Lyon, striker Alexandre Lacazette finally finds the pleasure of playing football with Arsenal.
Returning to the plans of his coach Mikel Arteta over this exercise, the Frenchman, now indisputable holder, displays an interesting technical palette and is just as capable of scoring as of making his teammates shine in attack.
Few goals, but great influence The rebound of the Gunners, back in the Top 4 in the Premier League after a series of 4 rank successes, also coincides with the return to form of the 30-year-old Habs.
Indeed, in his last 10 league appearances, the Londoner has been involved in 9 goals. For a record of 2 goals and above all 7 assists on his counter! During the success against Watford (3-2) on Sunday, the former Olympique de Lyonnais certainly chained a 9th match without scoring in all competitions, but delivered two offerings to Bukayo Saka and Gabriel Martinelli.
Alexandre Lacazette is reborn, Arsenal delights
A lack of goal filled by a great influence in the game. Lacazette has indeed established itself as a key member of his team’s offensives with a role of support for his teammates. “ Of course, Alexandre had better moments in terms of goals scored, but compared to what I ask of him, I think he is doing really well.
He’s not going to be happy in the dressing room because he wants to score, but a lot of the things he does for the team are phenomenal ,” Arteta pointed out.
Arteta wants to keep Lacazette Definitively named boss of the offensive sector and captain of Arsenal since the sidelining and then the departure of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from FC Barcelona this winter, Lacazette holds, through his participation in the offensive constructions of his team and his altruism, his rank and even showcases himself as his contract expires next June.
Unsurprisingly, his manager is campaigning to keep him over the long term. “ Do I want to keep it? It’s the case.
I have already told you that at the end of the season we will know where we are, that we will meet and decide what we can do to move forward , “said the Spaniard.
In the meantime, Arsenal will have every interest in taking action quickly. Especially if the Habs continue to evolve at such a level of performance. Because clubs like West Ham and Lyon are already dreaming of attracting the striker at the end of the season…
In your opinion, should Alexandre Lacazette stay at Arsenal next summer? Could his lack of goals hurt him at the Gunners next season?
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