Why Alexandre Lacazette is missing for Arsenal vs Southampton

Why Alexandre Lacazette will miss the Arsenal-Southampton match

Arsenal meet Southampton at St Mary’s at 3pm UK time on Saturday.

The match Arsenal must win if they have any hope of securing a spot in the top four this season.

Southampton is 14 years oldy in the league with 36 points from 31 games, which means they are basically safe from relegation and have little left to play for this season.

Meanwhile, Arsenal 5y in the Premier League, and started the weekend three points clear of Tottenham with a game in hand.

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Why did Lacazette miss Southampton?

Before the match, Arsenal fired his team an hour before kick-off.

The team was largely expected, with main stars Thomas Partey and Kieran Tierney absent.

Elsewhere, Alexandre Lacazette, who was said to have missed training earlier this week, was also absent.

Now, an official explanation has been given for the striker’s absence, with Lacazette reportedly suffering from the disease on Friday:

The ailment in question has been confirmed to be Covid-19:

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