Alexandre Lacazette | Out injured for 6 weeks, Welbeck Arsenal's only striker for Europa League

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  1. Feb 10, 2018

    sunama Baghdad Bob

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    Those prices are fine in today's market.
    If you want a World Class attacker in his prime, then you need to spend £150M+.
    Kane for example, would cost over £150M. Neymar cost £200M. Barca bought that youngster from Dortmund for £135M (was it)?

    And the crazy thing about all this is that the prices are going to get higher with the progression of time.
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    Bastian Full Member

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    Maybe you're right. I felt like at the time those prices represented values for elite players. I think the Lukaku and Morata deals were completed maybe a month before the major shift in the market occurred with PSG purchasing Neymar.
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    kouroux 45k posts to finally achieve this tagline

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    It depends on what you expect from them.
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    Loublaze ATLien

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    Just imagine the worldwise abuse Lukaku would be getting if he put in a performance like that. No one cares about Arsenal players.
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    Keeps It tidy Hates Messi

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    Yeah because Arsenal players never get criticized ever.
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    sincher "I will cry if Rooney leaves"

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    Yes. Like if anyone expected Gomis to be very good based on his career before Swansea, they were really expecting too much.
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    VP89 Pogba's biggest fan

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    Feck that. Not fine at all.

    PSG operate in a different market. Lukaku was well worth the fee given his years of PL pedigree. Morata and Lacazette not so much.
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    kouroux 45k posts to finally achieve this tagline

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    Exactly. Certain players, even if they score goals, you just need to look at their overall play to realize than them struggling elsewhere isn't surprising. Certain players need a combo of specific things to play well.
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    Mr H Full Member

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    And Mbappe for 180M and Dembele for 135M even players like Sigurðsson went for 45M.... 75M is the new 40M.
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    FootballHQ Full Member

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    Over 100 goals in the French league before he joined Swansea. ;)
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    Ecstatic Full Member

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    in around 400 goals before he joined Swansea ;)
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    Zoo Full Member

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    Chekhov Full Member

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    Genuinely feel sorry for him.
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    AlwaysRed66 Full Member

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    Hardly going to be a loss to them.

    I like this comment on BBC site '6 weeks? How are Arsenal going replace the goal he would have got?'
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    He will be in the Europa League. Welbeck is their only option for that competition as Aubameyang is unavailable.
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    Nick7 Full Member

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    Read that as 6 months and thought it was big.
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    squiggle Full Member

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    That might be why he's looked a little lacklustre recently.

    It's a pretty big loss, though, since Aubameyang can't play in the Europa League. The earliest he'll be back is for the quarter finals if Arsenal make it that far.
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    Kapardin Full Member

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    Welbz gonna gun for glory then.:)
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    Classical Mechanic Full Member

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    Nketiah, give him a shot.
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    Schmiznurf Full Member

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    Wow, that sucks for Arsenal.
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    RedDevil@84 Full Member

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    Laca should visit Pep's doctor. He will be up and running by Thursday
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    Peanut Butter Banned

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    I'd play Monreal upfront rather than Welbz.
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    With Welbeck's fitness record they probably will end up playing him.
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    Classical Mechanic Full Member

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    He rinsed our u23s and scored a couple on his senior debut for Arsenal. It would be great to see him get a shot.

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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    Could be his Rashford moment. Nice goal.
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    Nikelesh Reddy Full Member

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    Ouch,I guess the decision to loan Giroud doesn't look so clever now!They"ve got no chance of winning it this year,we were quite lucky cause there weren't any top teams in the EL last season,but there are some top top teams in it this year...
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    pascell Full Member

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    They've sold Giroud, they didn't loan him.
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    bosnian_red Worst scout to ever exist

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    Welbeck has had some big game performances in him so maybe he'll get his chance finally if he stays fit.
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    Mostly against us.
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    Inigo Montoya Leave Wayne Rooney alone!!

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    And they still hate him