Alexandre Lacazette wins UEL player of the week, Arsenal's 2018-19 best player

Alexandre Lacazette wins UEL player of the week, Arsenal's 2018-19 best player

- Alexandre Lacazette has been named the UEFA Europa League Player of the Week

- The Arsenal striker scored a brace in the Gunners 3-1 over Valencia at the Emirates

- Lacazette was recently announced as Arsenal's best player of the 208-19 season

Alexandre Lacazette has been named the Europa League player of the week after he was involved in Arsenal's comeback win against Valencia.

The Frenchman started and finished off the move that made the Gunners leveled the scores courtesy of a brilliant Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's assist.

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He completed his brace after heading home a delightful cross from Granit Xhaka to put Unai Emery's side in the lead for the first time.

Aubameyang scored the third as the match ended in a 3-1 victory at the Emirates in a Europa League semi final fist leg clash.

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Meanwhile, Lacazette also scooped the award as Arsenal best player of the 2018-19 season scoring 18 goals in all competitions so far.

Arsenal are still in the Premier League top four battle as they face Brighton and finish their campaign away to Burnley at Turf Moor.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Lionel Messi has been named the UEFA Player of the Week following Barcelona's 3-0 win over Liverpool in their first leg Champions League semi final clash at Camp Nou.

The Argentine star scored two second half goals to hand the Spanish champions a sizeable advantage going into the second leg at Anfield.

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