Fans bemused after bizarre moment Lacazette gets Arsenal pal Willock to sniff his fingers as TV cameras turn to bench – The Sun

ALEXANDRE LACAZETTE left fans lost for words after he bizarrely made team-mate Joe Willock sniff his fingers.

The pair were caught in the act as the TV camera panned to the bench during Arsenal’s 4-0 win over Newcastle.

 Joe Willock bravely took a quick sniff of Alexandre Lacazette's fingers


Joe Willock bravely took a quick sniff of Alexandre Lacazette’s fingersCredit: Sky Sports

Lacazette and Willock were sat next to each other during the first half of Sunday’s crunch clash at the Emirates.

As the camera turned to them, Lacazette sniffed his fingers with a confused expression on his face.

The 28-year-old then got his team-mate to have a whiff before he decided to have another go himself.

Willock sniffed them again before he zipped up his coat in a desperate attempt to block out the smell.

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The England Under-21 star then bizarrely went in for one final sniff as Lacazette chuckled to himself.

After the clip went viral on Twitter, one said: “You know #ARSNEW is boring when Lacazette is asking Willock to smell his finger.”

Another added: “I think Lacazette played ‘smell my finger’ with Willock.”

One Twitter user said: “Don’t know what I’m more disturbed about, the fact Lacazette asked Willock to sniff his fingers or Willock’s reaction after doing it.”

 Joe Willock pulled his coat over his nose as his team-mate chuckled


Joe Willock pulled his coat over his nose as his team-mate chuckledCredit: Sky Sports

And one claimed: “Lacazette letting someone smell the nastiness on his fingers is the most exciting thing that’s happened so far this in match.”

But Arsenal enjoyed the sweet smell of success after a second half masterclass at the masterclass.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Nicolas Pepe and Mesut Ozil before Lacazette sealed the deal with a stoppage time strike.

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