'Alexandre Lacazette must push for Arsenal role'


Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who left Manchester United to join the Gunners, has explained the difference between Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho.

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Many observers believe the talented Armenia worldwide will have more chance of flourishing in the Premier League under the guidance of the attack minded Arsene Wenger rather than the ultra pragmatic Jose Mourinho.

"He has gone through hard periods before".

The Gunners still have their work cut-out, if they are to force their way back inside the top four this season, with five points now separating themselves with fourth placed Chelsea, and a win away at Spurs tomorrow will surely be a necessity, if Wenger " s side are to finish inside the Champions League spots this season.

'It can happen, it is a fraction of a second.

Lacazette has scored just once in his last 13 appearances in all competitions.

Last season at Lyon he had 20 goals by this stage and went on to bag 36 goals for French outfit.

The England striker nodded home a Ben Davies cross in the 49th minute at Wembley Stadium on Saturday, giving Spurs the full three points as they jumped into third in the Premier League standings.

The £56million man netted on his Arsenal debut against Everton last weekend, and Alderweireld is fully aware of the challenge that lies in store.

"Overall, I think as well we have a game based on team spirit so that kind of acceptance is very important and when they show on a football field that they accept our game, they are even easier to integrate into the team".

No surprise that Arsenal fans are disappointed at what they've just witnessed from the former Borussia Dortmund star.

The excellent Mousa Dembele echoed his words, saying: "To be honest, I'm not busy with this question, 'Who is the best club in north London?'".

"I am very happy to have him here and I think all the fans are happy to see him in an Arsenal shirt".

"We did the right things - don't start too early, train a lot of weeks so the muscle is ready to compete".

Wenger moved onto praise the performance of AL, insisting that he will get back into contention and score goals.