Lacazette Will Become A Bench-Warmer- Wenger Makes Bold Statement

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Reports from the Sun claims Arsene Wenger has confirmed summer signing Alexandre Lacazette will play second fiddle to new boy Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at Arsenal

The French forward was dropped to the bench for our clash against Everton at the Emirates, as we romped to a 5-1 victory on Saturday.

The former Borussia Dortmund striker played alongside Mesut Ozil and Henrikh Mkhitaryan and even got got on the score sheet as he beautifully dinked the ball over Jordan Pickford to make it 4-0.

Speaking to BBC Sport after the match, Wenger claimed that Lacazette may get his opportunity to start in the Europa League, with the Gabon international cup-tied.

He said of the former Lyon marksman: “I am very happy with him. We could not afford to let Giroud, Walcott and Sanchez go and bring no one in.

“That is impossible. In the Europa League Aubameyang can not play, there are all kinds of possibilities to give everyone games.”

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