We told you Arsenal should not have signed Lacazette! – (Sunday Supplement Massive)

Why Arsenal Shouldn’t Sign Lacazette

Well it looks like it’s finally happening, one of the longest transfer saga’s in recent memory, Alexandre Lacazette is set to sign for Arsenal after what seems like three seasons of being linked with the player. Arsenal were linked with this striker that Atletico Madrid couldn’t even negotiate a transfer ban for, which tells you how good he is if they can’t flout the rules for him like Barcelona did for Arda Turan.

Half the price – Arsenal Cheapskates!

Alexandre Lacazette has only scored twenty goals in three consecutive seasons in Ligue 1 so he clearly is not consistent like attackers Eden Hazard or Kylian Mbappé. Lacazette is cheap too, he will only cost around £50 million, which is nearly half what Manchester United paid for Paul Pogba. This is more penny pinching by Arsene Wenger it seems as he settles for a no name striker once again.

I’m sorry but to sign a player who has only played in around thirty top flight European competition games is just not good enough, sure he scored goals against the best of them but that means nothing compared to the Premier League.

What does Lacazette add that an English player couldn’t? That is what I ask, players like Jermain Defoe, Charlie Austin or even Wayne Rooney, all English and could cost about the same. Sure, he might add pace, finishing and off the ball talent mixed in a way that frightens most of Europe’s top defenders but he is unproven in the best league in the world.

Ready to pounce if he fails to shine

In conclusion, Alexandre Lacazette signing for Arsenal may be a sound piece of business, bringing one of the finest finishers in the game today; it may take Arsenal to the next level. Nevertheless, do not think for one second there will not be English pundits who will remind you of anything I have mentioned here, if he fails to be anything but a sterling success.

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13 Responses to We told you Arsenal should not have signed Lacazette! – (Sunday Supplement Massive)

  1. Jay July 4, 2017 at 8:17 am #

    What a shit review how is a 32+ defoe comparable? Or an austin in the same league??? You shoukd know those players you mentioned arent at the level otherwise big teams would be in for them…this is so poorly written thwy ahould take ur licence dear boy

    • Dave Seager July 4, 2017 at 8:36 am #

      Jay the author is being sarcastic and having a joke at our our tabloid hacks will write about him should he not hit the ground running. Sorry the humour bypassed you.

    • alan brazil July 4, 2017 at 9:36 am #

      haha jay u numpty

    • b July 4, 2017 at 10:42 am #

      Lol first time I read this I thought what a shit review aswell but then I read it again and couldn’t stop laughing at all the ironies throughout the piece. Very well written piece of sarcasm!!

  2. Nine July 4, 2017 at 8:38 am #

    Jay, it’s called Sarcastic Humour!!!

  3. Nick July 4, 2017 at 8:44 am #

    Eden Hazard has to be one of the most overhyped players in the history of the Premier League. I’m not saying he’s not a very good player, but he gets mentioned in the same breath as players like Neymar, Ronald and Messi when he’s never even come close to what they have on an individual level. Wish people would stop worshipping a guy who’s never made full use of his potential.

  4. Emmanuel Ogundeji July 4, 2017 at 9:05 am #

    Easy bro Jay, Author’s just being naughty and ironic. You shoulda spot that.

  5. Dammy July 4, 2017 at 10:19 am #

    I stopped reading halfway through on the way to leaving a scathing comment akin to the infamous John Henry Liverpool tweet before something in the comments caught my eye; so I read the last paragraph and re-read the piece. Your sarcasm wasn’t clear but on re-reading, I heard it in Ray Wilkins voice on Sky Sports. It sounds exactly like the ignorant thing they would say…

    • james howson July 4, 2017 at 10:40 am #

      For the record I don’t endorse flouting any transfer bans or indeed rate Charlie Austin higher than Lacazette

  6. AsdaBee July 4, 2017 at 10:33 am #


  7. CCC July 4, 2017 at 10:46 am #

    I ve got this fear this guy is not the right guy.

  8. Elvis baku July 4, 2017 at 12:59 pm #

    Keep ur fear man be a real fan, we did ask for money to be spend and that’s what is been done.

  9. Salaudeen Gundaa July 7, 2017 at 10:54 am #

    You comparing with players l8ke Hazard and Mbappe. It’s funny because is it the same league that Hazard left and hit the ground running at EPL but as for Mbappe don’t compare him with Lacazette because he just got into the news after one season

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