With the completion of transfer for youngster Takuma Asano, the Gunners may have tackled their issue of lack of striking option ahead of next season, however as of now the London club just have Olivier Giroud as their sole “world class” striker and that may be an issue for the Gunners as they will be in a league of ‘world class’ coaches and players with the likes of Pep Guardiola’s led Man. City, Jose Mourinho’s led Man. Utd and Antonio Conte’s led Chelsea FC side, the Gunners really need more than one ‘world class’ prominent strikers in the book.
Arsene Wenger knowing full well of this fact has not stopped at bringing Asano to the team, he want his striking option to be an alliance that can break even the strongest defense in the world and is currently been linked with Lacazette.
Alexandre Lacazette has been on Wengers radar for a very long time now, having tried to get the player last summer but to no avail, he Arsenal boss wants to try again and this time harder in other to get the Lyon striker.
Lacazette won’t not be the top name on the planet right now however he without a doubt is one of the best and here are three reasons why he is the best alternative for the Gunners.
- Prominent Striker
Alexandre Lacazette may be somewhat of a cranky individual with his standoff against Lyon last season yet you can’t deny the way that he is one of the deadliest strikers in front of goal on the planet. He is that Striker you wouldn’t want to get the ball in front of your goalkeeper because 8/10 times he would score.
The 25-year-old has scored 54 goals in the last two seasons for Lyon and even won the Ligue 1 top scorer in the 2014-15 seasons. He is not favoured to be among the best players in France, but he still find a way to smuggle in the goals for Lyon.
Imagine when he is being fed by Mesut Ozil – the Assist King!
- Passing is fabulous
One of the focuses that individuals disregard in the play, Lacazette has it at the tip of his finger. As a hard-working fellow, he isn’t somebody who just pile up goals for himself without working something out with the team, he helps his fellow team mates and is known for his speedy and sharp passing which would be a special reward for Arsenal.
Olivier Giroud is no match for Lacazette when it comes to passinmg accuracy, he has nearly 80% passing accuracy – a skill which he shares with the likes of Alexis Sanchez, Theo Walcott and Mesut Ozil. He is not just a goal scorer but can also be an assister.
- Sharp Movement with the Ball
The French striker is likewise known for his movement with the ball and despite the fact that he plays as a focal striker, he drifts out wide at some point to put in the ball for his team mates who are in better scoring positions.
The 25-year-old is known for his dribbling ability as well and that would certainly come in hand at Arsenal next season. You might want to call him the Deputy General to Alexis Sanchez. He can play any position – attack wise.