Good evening, Arsenal fans. Here are your evening headlines for Sunday, September 6.
Lacazette hints at Arsenal future on Instagram
Alexandre Lacazette has dropped a hint that he might remain an Arsenal player this summer despite reports of a potential move to Atletico Madrid.
The 29-year-old striker has been linked with an exit amid rumours that the Gunners could look to cash in.
Juventus are reportedly interested, and there has been talk of a swap deal with Atletico involving Arsenal target Thomas Partey.
But Lacazette’s time in north London might not be over just yet.
An Arsenal fan on Instagram, with the username Lacazettesquad, commented on one of the Frenchman’s posts with: “One word. Stay.”
Lacazette with responded with a winking emoji, a subtle suggestion that he will still be an Arsenal player for the next season at least.
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Ozil sends message to fans ahead of new season
Mesut Ozil has revealed that he is back in Mikel Arteta’s plans for the new season with an upbeat message on social media.
The Germany international has been on the periphery for the last few months and was repeatedly left out of the match-day squad towards the end of last season.
His days at the Emirates seemed numbered when he was dropped, which he claimed was a result fo his refusal to take a pay cut.
Ozil, though, is still under contract and has insisted that he intends to see out the remainder of his deal which expires in 2021.
And he appears to have proved himself worthy of another chance. The 31-year-old was involved in a friendly against Aston Villa on Sunday.
“Season prep is still on!” he wrote on social media after the game.
Arsenal’s Carabao Cup opponents revealed
Arsenal have been drawn against Leicester City in the third round of the Carabao Cup.
The game will be played at the Foxes’…