Lacazette exploring potential moves away from Arsenal

Lacazette exploring potential moves away from Arsenal

Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette has revealed his agents have begun to explore potential moves away from the Gunners. 

Lacazette's contract with Arsenal is set to become a free agent at the end of the current season meaning he will be free to negotiate with teams outside the Premier League from the start of January. In an interview with Telefoot, the Frencham revealed he will wait until January before making a decision about his future. 

"Of course, my agents are starting to look to the right and to the left," he said. 

"But not until January, I really want to focus myself on something."

"And then we will see what is on offer if the challenges are interesting if there are beautiful projects, how they are counting on me… so there are still many questions, I prefer to wait until January to position myself."

Arteta on Lacazette's situation 

"That’s a position that’s happening more and more in football," Arteta said of Lacazette’s position.

"He is not the only one, we have a few. That’s something we have to deal with, with contracts that they were coming from a few years ago, with certain particularities. We knew that was the case."

"I have already spoken with them individually about how we have to handle those situations the best possible way, and that’s it."

"It’s the situation that we have, whether you are concerned or not. Things have happened in the last few seasons for different players, where those possibilities are there. Sometimes the club has more control and sometimes the player has some more control."

"The important thing is that communication is clear, and the intentions of both parties, while they are together, are very clear."

Lacazette has recovered his place in the Arsenal starting XI and is expected to lead the Gunners' attack against Newcastle United on Saturday. 

Follow Arsenal vs Newcastle United live. 

  • Arsenal - Next Match
  • 20, Jan - 9:45pm
Go to Event