Auba or Laca: Who should the manager choose for crunch Europa League tie?

Ahead of Thursday night's must-win clash at Salvia Prague, Mikel Arteta has a big decision to make: does he start Aubameyang or Lacazette?

Would Arsenal be mad to sell Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang or Alexandre Lacazette?

Well, would they? My first reaction would probably be ‘absolutely, yes’, particularly given how dependent the Gunners became on their talismanic top two last season, both for goals and assists. Frankly, in the last five-10 games of our season, Auba and Laca were all that separated us from sliding into the abyss. But, given the … Continue reading Would Arsenal be mad to sell Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang or Alexandre Lacazette?

Perfect pair Aubameyang and Lacazette deliver just in time as Arsenal book a place in Baku

Arsenal fans rejoice – the Gunners are in a major European final for the first time since man discovered fire and in with a genuine chance of a return to the promised land of the Champions League. Despite all the indications pointing toward yet another all-action comeback in a week of all-action comebacks across Europe, … Continue reading Perfect pair Aubameyang and Lacazette deliver just in time as Arsenal book a place in Baku

Timely boost for Arsenal ahead of Europa League clash with Rennes

Arsenal’s attacking options were boosted for Thursday’s all-important Europa League clash with Rennes following news that Alexandre Lacazette had seen his ban reduced. The Frenchman was handed a three-match ban after catching a BATE Borisov player in the face in the dying moment’s of the Gunners first-leg clash in Belarus, a match which ended in … Continue reading Timely boost for Arsenal ahead of Europa League clash with Rennes

Stronger together? Stats offer insight into Arsenal’s most effective strike option

There were more than a few eyebrows raised on Saturday when Unai Emery decided to leave club top scorer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on the bench for the north London derby. Fans and pundits alike questioned the wisdom of leaving such a prolific player on the sidelines in favour of his less prolific strike partner Alexandre Lacazette. … Continue reading Stronger together? Stats offer insight into Arsenal’s most effective strike option