Alexandre Lacazette has agreement with Arsenal board over transfer exit

first_imgAdvertisement Alexandre Lacazette could leave Arsenal this summer (Picture: Getty)Alexandre Lacazette has an ‘understanding’ with Arsenal that he will be allowed to leave this summer if the team fail to qualify for the Champions League, according to reports.French forward Lacazette has been a mainstay in Arsenal’s team since his £46.5million move from Lyon in 2017, scoring 44 goals in 112 appearances for the Gunners.The 28-year-old has endured an underwhelming season to date, however, and continues to be linked with a transfer exit ahead of the summer.Lacazette will have two years left on his Arsenal contract come the end of the season and will be allowed to leave this summer if the Gunners once again miss out on the Champions League, according to The Times.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTArsenal are currently only ninth in the Premier League – seven points adrift of fourth-placed Chelsea – but may be able to qualify for the Champions League by finishing fifth following Manchester City’s UEFA ban.Mikel Arteta’s side will also qualify for next season’s Champions League if they are able to win this year’s Europa League.Arsenal reached the final of the Europa League last season and host Olympiakos in the second leg of their last-32 tie on Thursday evening, following their 1-0 win in Greece last week.Lacazette’s strike partner, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, is also being linked with a departure from Arsenal but Arteta wants to convince the Gabon forward to stay. Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 26 Feb 2020 10:38 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link8.1kShares Alexandre Lacazette has agreement with Arsenal board over transfer exit Arteta praises his Arsenal team after beating Everton 3-2To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 6:48FullscreenArteta praises his Arsenal team after beating Everton 3-2https://metro.co.uk/video/arteta-praises-arsenal-team-beating-everton-3-2-2116792/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.‘Before I took over I had my questions about him but he has shown his commitment,’ Arteta said on Sunday.‘I wanted him to show if he wanted to do it and do it physically. I’m so happy with him.‘He is scoring important goals and as a captain he is giving a great example to everyone else with the way he is working defensively.’FacebookTwitterInstagramcheck our sport page Comment Advertisementlast_img

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