Premier League club Arsenal have confirmed that striker Alexandre Lacazette will be out of action for up to six weeks with a knee injury.

The 26-year-old forward underwent surgery on Tuesday and is now expected to be out of action for at least a month as he recovers.

A statement on the club’s official website read: “Striker Alex Lacazette had an arthroscopy on his left knee in London on Tuesday morning.”

“The minor procedure was a success and he will now undergo a period of rehabilitation.”

It is envisaged that he will return to the squad within four to six weeks.”

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