Club leaders are reportedly considering offering a contract extension to the French striker, who has regained playing time.
In difficulty and lacking playing time at the start of the season, Alexandre lacazette was announced on the departure ofArsenal (some rumors sent him to Newcastle). But, in recent weeks, the French international (16 caps, 3 goals) has found color, and plays again. He has indeed been established in the last three meetings of the Gunners, who have won each time. He thus participates in the good form of his team, currently 5th in the Premier League and undefeated for 11 matches.
– Arsenal (@Arsenal) October 22, 2021
If he did not score during these starts, the former Lyonnais had a good influence on the game of the Gunners and seems to regain the confidence of Mikel Arteta. The Athletic announces that the French striker could even extend with the London club. Arsenal executives are reportedly considering offering him an offer of ” short overtime“, Even if the main interested party would have preferred a long-term offer.
Alexandre Lacazette, who is in the last year of his deal at #AFC, is one of a number of players to have impressed recently.
Arsenal are open to keeping him but aren’t willing to offer the long-term deal he desires.
— The Athletic UK (@TheAthleticUK) November 17, 2021
Asked at a press conference, the Spanish coach did not wish to speak on the subject, but underlined the recent good performances of his number 9. “There’s so much talk… What I can say is I’m really happy with what Laca is doing at the moment, and I said we won’t talk about it until the end of the season.”, did he declare. The London sky of Alexandre Lacazette seems (finally) to brighten a little.