Here is your Arsenal morning digest for Tuesday, February 8.
Arsenal centre-forward Alexandre Lacazette has shown his class by replying to the mother of a young supporter who has been bullied.
The Frenchman replied to the original tweet by sending his condolences whilst also offering both the mother and son a chance to come to a game at the Emirates Stadium.
Lacazette said: “Hi Fran, really sorry to hear about your son’s situation. Id love to invite you both to a game. Bullies will never win. Please check your dm.”
It was a classy touch from the former Lyon star, with numerous fans applauding his kind gesture.
Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster has claimed that Arsenal shot-stopper Aaron Ramsdale is now world-class.
Speaking to 90min, Foster said: “There’s a massive difference between up and coming and should be and might be, because when you actually get out there and you have to do it week in, week out, it’s a very different proposition.
“That’s when you can really see if you’ve got that few extra per cent which makes you either world-class or just a good goalkeeper.
“At the minute, I think the one that’s out there doing it, proving it and showing it is Aaron Ramsdale. It’s very easy to say that, but he’s actually doing it.
“He is showing everyone that he is world-class. He’s got everything to his game, he can make saves, he’s dominant, he plays out from the back and he’s doing it week in, week out.”
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Former Gunners striker Kevin Campbell has urged his old side to try and sign Borussia Dortmund frontman Erling Haaland this summer.
“If you can get him, you get him,” the former Gunners frontman told the Highbury Squad. “100%. If you can get him, then you get the best players in the building that you can.
“If you had to break the bank to get Haaland and that hindered you in filling the squad. Do you do it?
“That’s what we really lack, isn’t it? We lack that striker who is going to bang 20-25 goals in, so if you can get that, then you get it. [Even] if it’s going to detriment (the squad).”
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Source by Football London