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Arsenal injury news: Alexandre Lacazette ruled out for six weeks after knee operation

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Alexandre Lacazette

Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette has had an operation on his left knee and will be out for up to six weeks.

The 26-year-old had an arthroscopy in London on Tuesday morning and the procedure was described as a "success" by the Gunners.

A statement on the club's website read: "The minor procedure was a success and he will now undergo a period of rehabilitation.

"It is envisaged that he will return to the squad within four to six weeks."

The France international - whose country are 11/2 with Sky Bet to win this year's World Cup - has often cut a frustrated figure since his £52million move from Lyon in the summer.

Lacazette has scored nine goals in 29 appearances for the Gunners this term, but has just one from his last 13 outings in all competitions.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's arrival from Borussia Dortmund last month has raised further doubts over Lacazette's role under boss Arsene Wenger.

Aubameyang is ineligible to play in the Europa League, though, leaving Arsenal short of options in attack for the first leg of the knockout tie with Ostersunds in Sweden on Thursday.

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Lacazette will also miss the second leg a week later, as well as the Carabao Cup final against Manchester City on February 25 and key Premier League fixtures.

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Most Read Football

Paper Talk has all the latest football gossip from the back pages1

Paper Talk: Big Salah deal

Liverpool could be ready to make Mohamed Salah the Premier League's top-paid player when they offer him a contract worth £22.4m a year.

A complete list of every completed summer 2019 transfer window deal2

Transfer Window: Done Deals

Get all the complete signings in the summer 2019 football transfer window from the Premier League, Sky Bet EFL and Europe.

Paper Talk has all the latest football gossip from the back pages3

Paper Talk: Lukaku in limbo

Inter Milan are getting cold feet over paying £75m for Romelu Lukaku but Juventus are upping their interest in Paul Pogba.

Pep Guardiola4

Guardiola confirms defender interest

Pep Guardiola has confirmed that Premier League champions Manchester City are in the market for a new centre-back.

Paul Pogba has had a difficult time at Manchester United5

The real Pogba problem

Paul Higham says whether Paul Pogba leaves or not is not the real question, it's how Manchester United and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer deal with either decision.

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