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Football: Shades of Liverpool in Arsenal's attack

Arsenal's Alexandre Lacazette celebrates after scoring during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Burnley at the Emirates Stadium in London on Aug 17, 2019.
Arsenal's Alexandre Lacazette celebrates after scoring during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Burnley at the Emirates Stadium in London on Aug 17, 2019.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

Arsenal set to parade potent front three to match Liverpool's much-vaunted triumvirate

They might be Europe's most feared forward line. They may not be the most prolific front three on show on Merseyside today.

When Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino line up against Arsenal, it is both as Champions League winners and as the scorers of all five goals when the Gunners' were thrashed on their last trip to Anfield.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 24, 2019, with the headline 'Shades of reds in Gunners' attack'. Print Edition | Subscribe