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Wenger blames Aubameyang for Lacazette form


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Wenger: Lacazette will come good eventually

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has seemingly put down Alexandre Lacazette's poor recent form - and his two misses against Tottenham last weekend - down to the signing of Pierre Emerick Aubameyang. 



The 26-year-old missed two massive opportunities to level the score against Spurs at Wembley last Saturday. The French striker, a £50 million signing from Lyon last summer, has struggled since his arrival at the Emirates.

“For him, one against one with the keeper, he is a good goalscorer,” Wenger said. “He has gone through difficult periods before. He works hard in training, works on his finishing. I don’t know what happened, did he not touch the ball well?

“It can happen, it is a fraction of a second. Maybe the confidence is not at its highest because he has seen a competitor coming in for him.

“He created two chances today. That is a quality as well. He will score goals. He is a goalscorer, he scored goals in his whole career. He will score again.”