Report This Message
Are you sure you want to report this post?

Re: Lacazette is not an upgrade on Giroud
Posted by: Shane88
Date: 26/09/2017 01:37
Whether or not Lacazette is an upgrade hinges on how he deals with a loss of form, lads. The type of goals he scores honestly doesn't determine anything.

Giroud is prone to ridiculously long periods without finding the net - like, literally months - but if Lacazette is more regular throughout the course of a nine-month season then he's a massive upgrade, regardless of whether every single goal is a five-yard tap in.

The best strikers in the Premier League typically don't go more than two or three weeks without finding the net. That's what held Giroud back, which means it held us back.

Judge Lacazette on how he reacts to periods of not scoring goals. That's the only gauge. Comparing and contrasting his goals and Giroud's is a waste of time because the manner in which Giroud scored was never the issue - it was the frequency.

You may optionally give an explanation for why this post was reported, which will be sent to the moderators along with the report. This can help the moderator to understand why you reported the post.

We record all IP addresses on the Sportnetwork message boards which may be required by the authorities in case of defamatory or abusive comment. We seek to monitor the Message Boards at regular intervals. We do not associate Sportnetwork with any of the comments and do not take responsibility for any statements or opinions expressed on the Message Boards. If you have any cause for concern over any material posted here please let us know as soon as possible by e-mailing