Alexandre Lacazette sends a warning to the Premier League after opening his Arsenal account against Burnley

first_imgAdvertisement Alexandre Lacazette scored his first goal of the season against Burnley (Picture: Getty)Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette has issued a warning to the rest of the Premier League by insisting that English football is yet to see the best of him since his move from Lyon in 2017.The 28-year-old was briefly Arsenal’s record signing after joining from Lyon in a £52.5m deal and he has proven to be an excellent acquisition during his first two campaigns in north London.Lacazette has scored 37 goals in 89 games for Arsenal and was rewarded for his excellent all-round contribution last season by being named the club’s Player of the Year.Despite establishing himself as a key member of Unai Emery’s side, Lacazette is adamant that there is more to come and believes he can become more potent in front of goal.ADVERTISEMENT Advertisement Comment Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang have struck up a productive partnership at the Emirates (Picture: Getty)Speaking to Canal+, he said: ‘The Premier League has not yet seen the best Lacazette.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘It has seen some very good, but not the best. I can score more goals and be more consistent.’Lacazette was Arsenal’s leading striker when he initially joined before the arrival of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang impacted his playing time with the pair rotated upfront.However, as last season progressed, Lacazette and Aubameyang were increasingly deployed in tandem by Emery and both players started and scored during the 2-1 win over Burnley on Saturday.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityAlthough Lacazette has a healthy goalscoring return in the Premier League, his tallies of 14 and 13 respectively are lower than he managed in each of his last four campaigns with Lyon when he struck 15, 27, 21 and 28 goals in Ligue 1.Arsenal have made a solid start to the 2019-20 season by beating both Newcastle United and Burnley thus far and they are currently second in the Premier League table behind Liverpool.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Alexandre Lacazette sends a warning to the Premier League after opening his Arsenal account against Burnley Metro Sport ReporterMonday 19 Aug 2019 2:00 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link524Shareslast_img