The underrated Arsenal striker who should obtain a global call-up
Maybe probably the most excessive profile inclusion within the Underrated Xl, I really feel Arsenal’s Alexandre Lacazette continues to be criminally underrated.
Since arriving within the Premier League, Lacazette has reached double figures within the goal-scoring charts each time and is at present on target for his finest marketing campaign but.
A wonderful crew participant, Lacazette boasts glorious hold-up play and had shaped a superb partnership along with his strike companion Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Whereas his companion will get the credit score he deserves for his performances since his arrival in England, I don’t suppose Lacazette does and despite his excessive profile, I really feel he’s considerably underrated.
Internationally, Lacazette could really feel unlucky to have solely made 16 caps for France, however that’s no disservice to him and extra of a case of the strength-in-depth within the nationwide crew.
A key determine within the Arsenal ranks and a fan favorite, Lacazette is among the finest strikers within the Premier League however isn’t held in the identical regard because the likes of Harry Kane, Sergio Agüero or certainly his teammate Aubameyang.
If the French striker can finish the season strongly with the Gunners he might get a call-up to the France squad for the Euros, which might give him a much-needed alternative to play on one in every of soccer’s largest phases for the primary time shortly as he appears to revive his fame and remind the world of his undoubted qualities.
Arsenal have a mountain to climb in the event that they’re to complete within the high six of the Premier League come the tip of the season, they usually’ll want Alexandre Lacazette firing on all cylinders to provide them an opportunity over the past 10 video games of the season.
This text is a part of our Underrated XI sequence, written by Zak Armitage and illustrated by Matt Dyson.