Arsene Wenger has revealed that while he has been impressed with Alexandre Lacazette’s time at Arsenal, the forward still has room for improvement (via The Metro).
Arsenal finally stumped up the cash to sign Alexandre Lacazette this summer, a player they had been linked with for a long time.
The Frenchman has had a decent start to life in the Premier League, scoring two goals in his first five league matches – as well as having a third ruled out for offside against Stoke City.
Now, Arsene Wenger has spoken about his number nine and praise the way he has taken to life in the Premier League.
“Yes, I believe that he has adapted to the team play, to the way we want to play football,” Wenger said in his pre-match press conference.
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“He connects well with the other players, he’s disciplined, he works hard for the team. On the tactical and technical aspects, I’m very pleased.”
Wenger also outlined the areas in which Lacazette has to improve, most notably the physical nature of football in England.
“He still needs to adapt to the physical aspects of the Premier League and that will take maybe a little bit of time,” Wenger continued
“But overall on the other fronts, there is no problem at all. I’m very happy.”
It’s good to see that Alexandre Lacazette has started well to life at Arsenal. He could be the consistent, top quality finisher the Gunners have been missing for years. Let’s hope the Frenchman continues to impress.