‘Frustrated’ Alexandre Lacazette searches for Arsenal scoring touch| David Hytner

By The Guardian | Sat, 13 Jan 2018 22:35:00 +0000 | 40

Arsène Wenger claims not to be worried but the French striker has hit a barren patch and is struggling with the demands of the Premier LeagueAlexandre Lacazette accepted the pass from Danny Welbeck, took one touch to set himself and curled a glorious right-footed shot from the edge of the area into the top corner. It was September of last year and the screamer put Arsenal in control against Bournemouth at the Emirates. They would win 3-0.Two Premier League games later, Lacazette was on target again, scoring twice in Arsenal’s 2-0 home victory over West Brom. At that point, the club’s record signing had four goals in six league appearances, having marked his debut in the competition with one after two minutes in the 4-3 home win over Leicester City. He was flying. Related: Bournemouth v Arsenal: match preview Related: Arsène Wenger accepts Sánchez will leave Arsenal either now or in summer Continue reading...

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