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Bent urges Arsenal to hand Lacazette new deal

Former Tottenham striker Darren Bent says Arsenal should hand Alexandre Lacazette a new deal.

Lacazette is out of contract at Arsenal at the end of the season.

Former Tottenham striker and Arsenal fan Darren Bent is in the camp that believes Lacazette should be given a new deal.

Bent said on talkSPORT: “I'd probably give him a new [contract]. Just as cover if we get someone else in.

"Maybe not as your number nine because you need your number nine to score goals.

“But don't let him go for nothing and have no plan B in place. Sign him up now, and then worry about getting someone else afterwards. Arsenal can't make that mistake.

"I think (Eddie) Nketiah's on a free as well. Don't let them both go, certainly with Lacazette, and then have no plan to bring anyone in."

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