Olivier Giroud vs Alexandre Lacazette - Comparing Arsenal's two French strikers


Oh yeah. "When I see them especially on Sunday I saw that. I didn't see any change".

The France global came off the bench to head home in the 85th minute as the Gunners kicked off the Premier League season with a thrilling 4-3 win. "He has an unbelievable left foot".

Arsenal will not play in the UEFA Champions League this season but rather in the second tier Europa League having finished in fifth place in the Premier League table last season after conceding 44 goals in 38 games.

Henry was speaking of Alexandre Lacazette and said he was impressed with the Frenchman's Premier League debut.

"What bothers me the most is I think that team on paper is good enough to compete every year to win the league".

It was the ideal start to life at Arsenal but Lacazette's celebration was understated. Lacazette has superior pace and is more comfortable drifting out wide, while Giroud is stronger in the air and allows other attackers to play around him.

Mourinho's men overall performance has left fans and pundits alike purring, while many described it as the best display of the post-Alex Ferguson era. Obviously he is going to have to score goals and goals and goals to get the crowd going, but the way he has started is very good for me. "Some of the time they will score, but most of the time they will not be doing their job". That's where we want to go. Driving home last night, I'm thinking I am going to Burton with seven or eight players.

Thierry Henry wasn't alone in being impressed with Lacazette's first league match in England. That is where I would like to see him play. "All of the speculation is just speculation' Talking after the Foxes' 2-1 loss to Burton Albion on Tuesday evening, Shakespeare said: "It's a new situation for me".