Alexandre Lacazette has said that he is not surprised at the success story of his former club, Arsenal.
Arsenal is eight points clear of Manchester City in the Premier League and looks very poised to claim their first league title in many years.
The French striker says Arsenal’s success this season has not in any way surprised him, heaping praise on his former manager, Mikel Arteta.
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“Arsenal? I’m not surprised,” Lacazette, who left Arsenal for Lyon last summer told reporters
“I worked with the coach so I know how well he works. I’m happy for my former teammates there.”
Arsenal beat Leeds United 4-1 in their last outing, the same margin Manchester City’s clash against Liverpool ended at the weekend.
Lacazette has had a superb start to his career at Lyon, scoring 21 goals in 28 appearances.