Olivier Giroud - who was scored one goal in 12 appearances for Chelsea this season - was selected by France. "Lacazette was omitted from the Deschamps" World Cup squad earlier this summer and many fans were left baffled after he again missed out on a spot for the last round of internationals in October despite his brilliant form for Arsenal.More news: Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalty in Khashoggi killing
It was Lacazette's first call-up for nearly a year as he hasn't featured for his country since scoring a brace against Germany in November 2017 and he narrowly missed out on a place in their World Cup squad.
But only hours later he was heading back to Manchester after consulting national team doctor Frank Le Gall about a knock he picked up during training.
"This does not take away the credit for what he does".
Les Bleus have a Nations League game against the Netherlands in Rotterdam on 16 November before playing Uruguay in a friendly at the Stade de France on 20 November.