TEAM NEWS: Lacazette and Ozil both start for Arsenal

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Alexis Sanchez will miss the next two league matches with an abdominal strain while Aaron Ramsey, Mesut Özil and Per Mertesacker are all injury doubts for this tie. What a game this was, a seven goals thriller to open the Premier League!

The Arsenal manager added: "It was linked to the fact that you always wonder am I the right man to continue to do the job?"

Arsene Wenger has challenged Alexandre Lacazette to follow Zlatan Ibrahimovic's example.

From Lacazette opening the scoring after a minute and 39 seconds to fighting back from being 2-1 down and winning 4-3 thanks to Olivier Giroud's heading sneaking over the line, there was never a dull moment, so here's how the players looked on their return to Premier League football.

Wenger has previously cautioned that Lacazette may need time to adjust to English football, but made it clear that he expects plenty of goals from the club's record signing.

The 2017-2018 season of the league will get under way on Friday when Arsenal host 2016 champions Leicester City at Emirates Stadium in London.

Laurent Koscielny is unavailable after receiving a red card and a three-match ban for a ridiculous foul on Enner Valencia in Arsenal's final league match against Everton, ruling him out of the FA Cup final as well as the first two league matches of the new season. But you could say that Ibrahimovic transferred an identical amount of goals from France to England.

Ibrahimovic also arrived from Ligue 1 last season, joining Manchester United from Paris Saint-Germain as he scored 17 league goals and 28 in all competitions. Welcome back Premier League. we missed you. "They don't like to move away usually", Wenger said.

"I believe he has the power, the attitude and the desire to integrate very quickly into the Premier League".

"He is an intelligent player who can integrate our game well as we have a game backed on mobility, technique".

Despite already spending £200m in world record deal for Neymar, PSG still want another forward and are prepared to offer wages of up to £400,000-a-week to tempt Alexis Sanchez.

"Yes. Because look at what City have done".

However, they will be without the influential duo of Diego Costa and Nemanja Matic for the upcoming season. We knew this at eight and nine, genuinely.

"Chelsea have bought Morata and have not lost Diego Costa yet".

Looking to strengthen their defence, the Foxes have signed Hull City defender Harry Maguire and Sevilla defensive midfielder Vincente Iborra and Arsenal will definitely be weary of their towering presence.