"When I won it with Sevilla I saw that the English teams were not fighting for it, but four years ago Uefa made a rule to strengthen it, giving a Champions League place to the victor".
Going into the global break, Arsenal are now just two points back on the leading trio of Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool in the Premier League, but Lacazette insists nobody is getting ahead of themselves just yet.
With six of those wins coming in the Premier League, the Gunners have been catapulted up to fourth in the table and now sit just two points behind the frontrunners.
Firstly, the performance of Lucas Torreira.
All of this should be extremely encouraging to Arsenal fans, even if many won't want to get carried away just yet after so many false dawns over the last decade. The diminutive Uruguayan looks to be the ball-playing midfield anchorman Arsenal has needed for years, fixing a department that had become one of Wenger's curious blind spots.More news: Storm Callum expected to bring more heavy rain and flooding to UK
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However, it was the Gunners quality that made the difference in the second half, with Lacazette and Aubameyang both scoring a brace and Aaron Ramsey finishing a fine team move which he started himself.
He said: "Arsenal have got to ask themselves some serious questions".
Summer signing Sokratis and German centre-back Shkodran Mustafi have been the preferred partnership in central defence for the Gunners this season but Merson is not convinced the pair have what it takes to keep Arsenal's good form going. He has scored once and set up another 3.
Chelsea have two players in the XI while Manchester City dominate with three, but there are also call-ups for stars from Crystal Palace, Leicester City, Burnley and Everton as they enjoy eye-catching starts to the campaign.
The 46-year-old has even been ready to majorly tinker his tactics in this way with a change in formation during matches, something that seems very unlike Wenger, who was dedicated to his philosophy and didn't like to overthink things tactically.