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Has Arteta actually offended this Arsenal Player?

Timothy Aiyeku

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Alexandre Lacazette

English Premier League outfit Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has been accused by Andy Cole of offending French striker Alexandre Lacazette by being disrespectful to him.

Andy Cole blasts the Spanish boss for playing Willian as a centre-forward ahead of the former Lyon striker for the Premier League game against Man City at the weekend.

He is of the option that the Brazilian international is an attacking winger by trade and not a centre-forward, insisting that playing him at the position is wrong, especially knowing that he has a striker as Alexandre Lacazette who is sitting right on the bench.

Willian was hailed for only working hard but was unable to deliver a goal while he also missed an opportunity that would have helped Arsenal to deliver a win or a draw in the game.

Alexandre Lacazette was only introduced in the 68 minutes and gave his own contribution but it seemed too late for him to find the back of the net.

Mikel Arteta has made it clear that the team is a work in progress but he is proud of what has been achieved so far, especially after having his team give a good fight to his former club at the weekend.

Timothy Aiyeku is a Mass Communication graduate from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is a sports, everything football analyst.