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Arteta wants to take Arsenal to the "next level" after signing a new three-year contract that will keep him at the Premier League club until 2025.
Mikel Arteta is close to leading the Gunners back into the Champions League after a five-year absence
Arteta's side are fourth in the Premier League with five games left as they fight to return to Europe's elite club competition for the first time since 2016/17.
Lacazette's current contract expires at the end of this season and he told Canal Plus this week that his agents have held discussions with "lots of clubs" about a potential free transfer.
Arsenal sit in fifth place, behind Tottenham on goal difference having played a game less than their north London rivals.
The Gunners have won five games in a row and sit fourth in the table, a point clear of Manchester United with three games in hand over their old rivals.
Nicolas Pepe came off the bench to equalise in the 82nd minute before Wolves keeper Jose Sa deflected Alexandre Lacazette's shot into his own net in the final seconds.
Mexico forward Jimenez suffered the serious injury in an aerial challenge with former Arsenal defender David Luiz during Wolves' 2-1 win at the Emirates Stadium in November 2020.
The 32-year-old Gabon international had not played for Arsenal since December, when he was stripped of the captaincy by Arteta after returning late from an agreed break.
Liverpool badly missed the firepower of Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane as they laboured to even create chances against the 10 men.
The 24-year-old has found game time at Arsenal hard to come by just as he did last term and was loaned to West Brom for six months as a result.
Mikel Arteta has tested positive for COVID-19 for a second time.
Premier League: Arsenal 'lucky' to have chance to thrash Leeds amid COVID-19 surge, says Mikel Arteta
Arsenal moved into the top four for the first time in more than a year with victory over West Ham on Wednesday and opened up a four-point gap on the chasing pack
Only five games of the previously scheduled 10 are due to take place on Saturday and Sunday, taking the total number of postponed top-flight fixtures over the past week to nine
Premier League: Arsenal thrive despite Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang row as league's Covid crisis deepens
Arsenal are one point above fifth-placed West Ham after a second successive victory eased the drama surrounding Mikel Arteta's decision to strip Gabon forward Aubameyang of the club captaincy.
Premier League: Mikel Arteta lays down the law after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang stripped of captaincy stripped of Arsenal captaincy
Arteta, a former Arsenal captain himself, admitted it was difficult having to take action against Aubameyang.
Sunday's match between Brighton and Tottenham is also off as fears rise over the potential impact of the surging Omicron variant on the English top-flight.
A late turnaround turned the focus of attention from Benitez onto Arteta as three defeats in four games have left Arsenal still four points adrift of the top four in seventh.
The 72-year-old Frenchman won three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups during his 22-year spell in charge of the London club, which ended in 2018
Premier League: Aubameyang has scored a lot of goals for Arsenal but we always demand more, says Arteta
Arteta knows how crucial his star is to Arsenal's hopes of challenging for a place in the Champions League.