in training yesterday as they get ready to
take on Leicester in their Premier League
curtain raiser tonight.
The Gunners are without the injured
Alexis Sanchez for the game at the Emirates
Stadium, but looked in good spirits ahead
of the night fixture.
He may be out of the game, but that
didn’t stop him from posting a video of an
impressive-looking lunch on his account.
he Manchester City target is expected
to miss the first two games of the season
against Leicester and Stoke with an
abdominal strain, and his stomach will
likely be feeling a little worse if he polishes
off the sizeable lunch.
Summer signing Alexandre Lacazette
is set to make his full league debut for
Arsene Wenger’s side after starting in the
Community Shield win over Chelsea at
Wembley on Sunday.
The north London side won that
showdown 4-1 on penalties after a 1-1 draw
during normal time.
Arsenal will be hoping for a strong start
to the season, which would be a marked
difference from the end of the last campaign.
The Gunners finished outside the top four
for the first time in the Wenger era – and
the French boss has admitted uncertainty
around his future affected the morale
amongst his players.
‘I had an impact on the season, because
at some stage the players came to see me
and said:,’What’s going on boss? Where do
you go?’
‘I created, with me not deciding, a lack
of clarity in the dressing room and there
is nothing worse than that in the dressing
room.
‘When you are not completely in or the
players feel you are not completely in, it is
difficult to tell them we go (out to win).
‘At some stage, I had to tell them, ‘Look
guys, I am with you, but we have to win
games’.’

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