- Alexandre Lacazette is injured and Arsenal have confirmed that he will be out till October
- Arsenal will now have to rely on Aubameyang and Nicolas Pepe for their coming games
- The Gunners are currently occupying fifth position on the Premier League standings
Premier League giants Arsenal have been hit with a blow after confirming that striker Alexandre Lacazette is injured and will be out of action until October.
The Gunners stated on their website that the France international has been playing for weeks with the injury and will now need some weeks to rest.
Lacazette has already scored two goals this season for Arsenal and he is now expected to miss the Gunners' game against Watford as well as Europa League duel with Eintracht Frankfurt.
Unai Emery will now have to deal with Gabonese striker Aubameyang who will be supported by Nicolas Pepe up front.
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"After assessments to an ongoing ankle issue, we have advised that Alex will need to rest and strengthen his ankle to regain full fitness.
"Alex has been playing through this injury for several weeks. He is likely to be back in action in October,'' Arsenal explained on their website.
Arsenal are currently occupying fifth position on the Premier League standings with seven points after four games.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Arsenal superstar Pierre Aubameyang explained that he was disappointed for one week after his Premier League side failed to qualify for 2019/20 Champions League.
In his first full season with Arsenal, the Gabonese football star scored 31 times in all competitions, including 22 goals in the Premier League.
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