Alexandre Lacazette arrived at Arsenal in the summer with plenty of promise and he did not disappoint when the season began.
The France international scored on his Premier League debut in an exciting 4-2 victory over Leicester City, and in his first 10 matches for the Gunners he netted five goals.
Since then, though, the forward has only found the back of the goal on three occasions.
In fact, Lacazette has not scored for the North London outfit in his last eight appearances, but he has provided two assists.
Manager Arsene Wenger spoke of the striker’s form during his weekly press conference, and insisted that he is not worried about the current dip.
Fans hit back at the coach by claiming that he is a huge part of the problem given that Lacazette is rarely given an entire 90 minutes on the pitch.
On only four occasions this season has the 26-year-old completed a full match.
So he will get confidence playing 70 mins
— Mohamed ElNneny (@ElNnenyM) January 12, 2018
How about @Arsenal you play him longer And maybe buy/play players in the right position so they can provide for him to score.
— R@MON™® (@Ramon14) January 12, 2018
Maybe playing him more than 5 minutes a game would help 🤷🏾♂️
— Lennon (@_lennnn_) January 12, 2018
If he plays 90 mins every much like all other top strikers in other teams, this wouldn’t have happened. Players do score after 70 mins of matches, in case you never knew.
— erique_AFC (@eric_noye) January 12, 2018
But why do u keep substituting him on every match…..he loses confidence
— Kunihira Esau (@innocentesau) January 12, 2018
Lacazette is top class but am worried about the manager he's under…..Wenger is out of new things
— Juma Seki (@JumaSeki) January 12, 2018
Wenger is the reason the lad is out of form. Lol
— PK (@PCTB_BM) January 12, 2018
Doesn't help when you only play him for 60 mins every match
— Mike (@SilkySxnchez) January 12, 2018
Most crucial goals are scored in the last minutes of a game, he should be on at that time.
— Roj Grey (@RojGrey) January 12, 2018
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