Alexandre Lacazette has revealed that squad rotation is the reason why he won’t score as many at Arsenal as he did in France (via Goal.com).
There’s no doubt that Alexandre Lacazette is a prolific goalscorer. The Frenchman averaged 0.78 goals per match during his last season.
However, the 26-year-old doubts that he will be able to reach the same figures in England and he believes that he knows the reason why.
“I will try my level best to achieve that but there is a big difference in that I was played in virtually every match at Lyon,” Lacazette said. “Here the manager likes to rotate players to keep them fresh for the Premier League.”
The forward has made an impressive start at the Emirates, scoring four in his opening seven matches and he wants to keep that going.
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“I will try my best to score that many goals but this is my first season so it’s all quite new,” Lacazette went on.
“I want to settle in and repay the confidence that’s been shown in me.”
Alexandre Lacazette is already proving to be a shrewd acquisition for Arsenal. Arsenal haven’t had a player with his quality of movement in the box for some time which will help him get on the end of so many tap-ins. The Frenchman is also an impressive finisher which will only be a good thing for the Gunners moving forward.