Alexandre Lacazette humiliated a West Brom opponent with sublime piece of skill


Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette produced a magnificent performance as the Gunners secured a 2-0 win over West Brom.

The Frenchman - signed for a club record £52m from Lyon this summer - scored both the goals on Monday night and has now bagged four Premier League goals in his first six outings.

Lacazette became the first Arsenal player to score in each of his first three home games since Brian Marwood in 1988.

Arsene Wenger was heaping praise on the 26-year-old striker after the 2-0 win guided Arsenal into 7th in the table.

“I think he is not only a goalscorer,” Wenger said on Lacazette's abilities. “His link-up play is good.

“He fights as well, he’s not fazed by the physical challenges that West Brom gave today. He looks to [have] adapted very quickly and very well.”

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The Gunners have been in excellent form since the humiliating 4-0 defeat to Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool in August.

Wenger's side have beaten Bournemouth, Cologne, Doncaster and West Brom at the Emirates and secured an impressive 0-0 draw at Chelsea.

Brilliant Lacazette skill

Arsenal's new fan favourite was putting on a show during the second half of Monday night's 2-0 win.

The former Lyon star executed a sublime piece of skill to embarrass Jay Rodriguez.

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Lacazette cheekily slipped the ball through the legs of the onrushing West Brom forward to the delight of the home fans.

Arsenal fans on social media definitely enjoyed the cheeky nutmeg.

Olivier Giroud will fight for his place in Wenger's starting XI but performances like last night suggest Lacazette has already made the position his own.

Match of the Day host Gary Lineker was impressed by Wenger's latest signing.

Arsenal are expected to rest some key players when they visit Belarusian club BATE Borisov in the Europa League on Thursday night.

Newly promoted Brighton will be the next club to face Wenger's in-form side in the Premier League, visiting the Emirates Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Lacazette will certainly fancy himself to take his goalscoring streak at the Emirates to four games.

Ramsey's a fan

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"Alexandre Lacazette has made a fantastic start," said Aaron Ramsey after the Gunners 2-0 win. "He is a fantastic player and we are lucky to have him."

The Welsh midfielder was excellent once again, playing in a more advanced position in the Arsenal midfield.

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