If you’re an Arsenal supporter, then the Football Transfer Tavern is the ideal place to be as fans are in jubilation following the Gunners’ positive start to their pre-season schedule in Australia.
£52 million signing Alexandre Lacazette got his career with the north London outfit off to the perfect start as the Frenchman bagged the second in a satisfying two-nil victory over Sydney FC in their pre-season opener.
Our Arsenal-mad landlord was then left ecstatic as Arsene Wenger’s squad came away from their second and final game ‘down under’ with a 3-1 triumph over Western Sydney Wanderers; heavily-linked away Olivier Giroud and Welshman Aaron Ramsey among the scorers.
So it is excellently clear that Arsenal mean business, and whilst this is only pre-season, the Premier League side can go into the new season with high hopes of challenging for the title and silverware.
Arsenal fans-by-the-bar are hoping to get the 2017/18 campaign off to a flawless start when they host Leicester City at the Emirates on the opening weekend, and here’s two things you need to look out for in this match-up.