13 games Arsenal striker will miss

13 games Arsenal striker will miss

14 Feb, 08:00

Arsenal’s Alexandre Lacazette has been ruled out of action for up to six weeks after a minor knee surgery.

The Frenchman underwent knee surgery on Tuesday and is now sidelined for between four and six weeks, leaving the Gunners’ Europa League plans in disarray. However, in Lacazette absence, Arsenal have very few attacking options to choose from after selling off a number of forwards in January. 

Alexis Sanchez was traded to Manchester United in exchange for Henrikh Mkhitaryan who can play in the Europa League while Olivier Giroud and Theo Walcott (Arsenal’s joint top scorers in Europe with three goals apiece) were also sold.

That leaves Danny Welbeck as the only fit and registered striker available to Arsene Wenger in the Europa League, though he has usually played on the wing since moving to the Emirates.

Which games will Lacazette miss for Arsenal?
FEB 15  Ostersund (away) Europa League

Feb 22 Ostersund (home) Europa League 

Feb 25 Man City (neutral) Carabao Cup Final

MAR 01 Man City (home) Premier League

MAR 04 Brighton (away) Premier League

MAR 08 Europa League Round of 16 

MAR 11 Watford (home) Premier League 

MAR 15 Europa League Round of 16 

MAR 17 Leicester (away) Premier League 

APR 01 Watford (home) Premier League

APR 05 Europa League Quarter-final 

APR 07 Southampton (home) Premier League

 APR 12 Europa League Quarter-final

Read: BREAKING: Arsenal striker out for 6 weeks

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