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Arsenal gun down Leicester in seven-goal thriller — EPL

13 August 2017

The Emirates Stadium faithful witnessed a candidate for match of the season on Friday, as Arsenal battled past Leicester City in a 4-3 thriller.

But Manager Arsene Wenger made a double substitution, bringing in Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud after 67 minutes of play, and in the 83rd and 85th minute, both players scored to hand Arsenal the win.

Next up for Arsenal is a clash at Stoke, while Leicester will look to regroup with a home tie against newly promoted Brighton and Howe.

"But I don't want him to go".

PSG increased their offer to £400,000 per week, in order to steer off any chances of him staying with the Gunners.

"He has a little abdominal strain that he caught on Sunday morning in training, before he came to Wembley", Wenger told his weekly news conference.

The night started perfectly for Arsenal as new signing Alexandre Lacazette marked his league debut with a goal after just 94 seconds, only for Shinji Okazaki to cancel it out inside three minutes.

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"It's a long time since we so much quality", Wenger said.

"You would like him to give that but once he gives it we have to defend the second phase better".

"You will have so many scientists around the team that who will bring out the team to play on Saturday will be more management specialists than football specialists".

"So we conceded two goals from corner, we were quite good last season on corners".

Albrighton crossed for Jamie Vardy to put Leicester ahead after Xhaka had gifted the ball straight to him. Let's move on to No. 4 for another crucial lesson.

"Even if people will say, OK we conceded three goals. He's an intelligent player". His record in France is to score one in 80 minutes.

"It's simple, in every game he is stronger since he joined us", Wenger said. Guide "Gunners" are ready to make a player the highest paid player in Arsenal but in the entire Premier League. "Tonight we needed this win and everyone knows the first game is important for the confidence".

Arsenal gun down Leicester in seven-goal thriller — EPL