Date:19th September 2017 at 8:00pm
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With the news that Danny Welbeck will miss at least three weeks with a groin injury he sustained in the draw against Chelsea, some Arsenal fans are now hoping that Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will look to start the £52.5m record signing Alexandre Lacazette alongside Alexis Sanchez to offer the Gunners more potency going forward.

Wenger has explained that Lacazette was substituted after 65 minutes against Chelsea on Sunday because he does not think the Frenchman is capable of playing 90 minutes in the Premier League at the moment.

The 26 year old did miss a golden chance in the 0-0 draw at Stamford Bridge but Wenger says the decision to replace the forward with Alexis Sanchez was purely down to the French international’s fitness levels.

Here is some of the Twitter reaction to the news that Welbeck will be sidelined, and what that means for Lacazette:

Others ares still perplexed by Wenger’s handling of the striker:


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