Emery speaks on Lacazette incident against Tottenham
Arsenal manager Unai Emery has spoken on the incident involving Alexandre Lacazette which saw the striker show his anger after being substituted in the second half of the game against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.
The Gunners have been dealing with a much different managerial approach this season, following the departure of Arsene Wenger at the end of last term.
New boss Unai Emery has been quicker than his predecessor when it comes to making tactical changes in games and some of them have proven to be controversial decisions as well.
The Arsenal manager chose to substitute Alexandre Lacazette from the game, only seconds after the France international had missed a golden chance to double the Gunners’ lead in the draw against Tottenham Hotspur.
Lacazette was visibly angered by the decision from his manager once again, and it was certainly not the first time this season that the former Lyon star has been withdrawn early from a game by Emery.
“They need to accept the decision. I am finding the best decisions for the team and they are playing other matches.” the Arsenal manager said
“Sometimes I am not happy with them both when their performances are not good when they’re both playing, but I am very consistent in our work to take the best decision and to give them the best performance for us, whether they’re playing together or alone.”
“For example, next match it is not possible to play both because of the red card in Europe for Lacazette. I can only play Aubameyang”