Europa League: Arteta speaks on Lacazette’s new position ahead of Tottenham clash


Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, believes Alexandre Lacazette has found his new position, after he impressed in the 4 -1 win against Rapid Vienna on Thursday.

Lacazette was played as a number 10 for the Europa League clash at the Emirates.

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The Frenchman opened the scoring within 10 minutes and also struck the woodwork later in the first half.

Pablo Mari made it 2-0, before Eddie Nketiah finished off a fine team move just before half-time.

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Emile Smith-Rowe added a fourth in the second half, after Koya Kitagawa pulled one back for the visitors.

Arteta was delighted with the way Lacazette played behind main striker Nketiah, telling reporters: “He’s played a good game in that position. It suits him.

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“He’s really good at linking play, he worked hard and scored a beautiful goal.”

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