Why Lacazette could finally be the answer to Arsenal's problems
Why Lacazette may be the man to turn Arsenal into title contenders again
Why Lacazette may be the catalyst in Arsenal chances of securing-their first title since the invincible era. Arsenal always lacked a real center forward since the departure of the infamous Robin Van Persie. His 30 goals a season would have been the final jigsaw piece in Arsenal quest for their first league title in over a decade. Yet, after 4 years they have finally replaced the dutch forward, who can fill his void. The French international who embraced the season of his life as he contributed 37 goals for Lyon last term. Is now a gunner after various years of being linked with the north London club. His acceleration and attacking prowess in front of goal is what Arsenal have been missing in the past. He will be the piece to Arsenal first title challenge this term as judging from his goals scoring conversation which is only surpassed by none ( shows how deadly he is front of goal. He will be the prefect striker that Ozil has been craving for: his fast, has knack of scoring goals in tight areas and can majestically link up with his team mates. His runs in behind goal matched with Ozils visionary pass can only bond well for the Frenchmen. This is as the more chances he gets the more goals he will chip in; leading to more games the gunners will win. Therefore, contribute a higher likelihood of challenging/ winning the Premier league. However, the 26 year old has been in Lyon for the majority of his career, and never faced bigger step like his is about to embark now.
This could be frustrating as Arsenal can't wait for Lacazzete to get used to his new surroundings as they need him to hit the ground running. Also, The former Lyon striker has been out by critics for not performing in the big games. Although, he has bagged plenty goals against the big teams he has faced for instances the likes of Roma, Psg and Monaco. The recording breaking transfer fee which is a sum of 45 million plus add ons; can only demonstrate how confident Wenger is about his new forward. Wenger hasn't spent this big before on a player, which shows how integral Lacazette is in Wenger's eyes as the player to take Arsenal to the next level. Time will tell if he is the piece to take Arsenal back where they belong; competing for the premier league title.