Alexander Lacazette embarrassed by Arsenal team-mates as he’s left hanging amid celebrations at Newcastle

ALEXANDRE LACAZETTE was left red faced after being left to hang by his team-mates…again.

Arsenal picked up a much-needed victory at Newcastle thanks to second half goals from Granit Xhaka and Mesut Ozil.

Alexandre Lacazette was left to hang by his team-mates
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After Xhaka opened the scoring, the Gunners players congregated together in celebration.

Lacazette went to join the group to get involved but was shunned when he tried to have a high-five with  strike partner Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

With a big grin on his face, the forward stood with his hand in the air for a good five seconds before finally giving up and slapping Xhaka on the back of the head.

A fan uploaded a clip of the incident on Twitter alongside the caption: “Lacazette does it again!”

Aubameyang clearly saw that Lacazette wanted a high-five
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Lacazette ended up just slapping Xhaka on the back of the head

One fan commented: “I’m pretty sure that’s why Auba was hugging Xhaka for the second time. Auba and Laca are partners in crime.”

It is not the first time Lacazette has been left out by one of his team-mates.

During a pre-season win over Sydney FC last year, former Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud celebrated his goal by hugging and high-fiving other players apart from Lacazette.

The 27-year-old impressed against the Toon but would have been disappointed not to add to the one goal he has scored this season.

The victory lifted Arsenal up to seventh but heaped more misery on Newcastle.

Rafa Benitez’s struggling side have picked up just one point from their opening five matches.


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