Lacazette scores first Arsenal goal from Iwobi assist


"I don't remember. I must say that it is such a long time that I've been at Arsenal that I don't remember all the trials", said 67-year old Wenger.

Alex Iwobi has admitted that he is working hard to be fit and ready for the new season, but where is he supposed to fit in our first XI? It's a World Cup year and anything less than regular football may see Giroud lose out to Lacazette for club and country. I've been doing a bit of running and ball work to prepare.

"I had an incredible welcome from the fans and from the club and it has been five fantastic years for me".

"Obviously we had that little drought in the middle of the season, hopefully we've already seen what we can improve on", added Iwobi.

"Mr Wenger got what every manager would like, a strong club, you stay two more years of contract, and in conditions to work and try to win titles". Consistency is the key with me. "Show me you're able to do that and ill give you a chance".

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"Last year we set a very high standard for ourselves so it's about using that as a base for this year", said Brosque. Some people asked me if I am going to travel or not.

He was soon dropping deep, hustling Sydney's blue shirts in a bid to regain possession and link up play, but for all his athleticism, there were moments of guile, too.

As mentioned, Bilic doesn't need another injury-prone attacker but it is worth noting that he is at Arsenal, whose players always find ways to get injured, and perhaps his injury woes is more about Wenger's training sessions than it is about him. It's a big thing there.

Thirteen players left at the end of last campaign in Popovic's annual cleanout, but quality has replaced them in Spanish marquee striker Oriol Riera, Michael Thwaite, Josh Risdon, Chris Herd and Roly Bonevacia.

Though new signing Sead Kolasinac is recognised mostly as a left-back, the Bosnia-Herzegovina global is an ideal fit for the left wing-back role that's been filled at times by Nacho Monreal and the possibly departing Kieran Gibbs.