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Man Utd Snubbed Lacazette In Favour Of Lukaku After Scout Claimed ‘He Is Not A Big Game Player’

 snubbed Alexandre Lacazette in favour of after a damning scouting report.

Lukaku has joined the Old Trafford club on a five-year deal (Image – @ManUtd Twitter)

was keeping tabs on the striker for some time before his club-record switch to .

But the United chief pursued £75million Lukaku instead after huge doubts were raised about Lacazette.

The Express quote a United source as saying: “Lacazette was followed because he was top scorer in French .

Alexandre Lacazette joined Arsenal in a £52million move from Lyon.

“But a lot of his goals (10 of 27) were penalties.

“In the end he wasn’t considered because he has no stamina, no physical impact and isn’t a big game player.”

Lacazette set the Gunners back £52m as Arsene Wenger looked to his homeland to find a 20-goal striker.

And the Frenchman will hope Mourinho’s scouts got it wrong as the concerns raised are the exact issues he is looking to fix.

Romelu Lukaku undergoes his United medical ahead of a £75m transfer.

Lukaku completed a dream move to United yesterday – revealing their win paved the way for his switch.

Mourinho stole the towering Belgian from under ’s noses in a huge coup for the Old Trafford club.

He will replace up top and claimed he asked the Swede’s permission to take the famous No 9 jersey.

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The two will be pitted against each other next season, with Lukaku boasting the most Premier League goalscoring pedigree.

Whether French ace Lacazette will bring the Gunners some much-needed firepower remains to be seen.

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