Arsenal supporters in the Transfer Tavern are teeming with joy following the signing of Alexandre Lacazette from Olympique Lyonnais.
It certainly is an exciting period for Arsenal fans as the club announced they had surpassed their club record to acquire the services of France international, Alexandre Lacazette. A long-term target of Arsenal, the fee for the 26-year-old is £46.5M that could rise to £52.6M with add-ons. This is a new club record for the Gunners, exceeding the £42.4M fee that they paid Real Madrid for Mesut Ozil in 2013.
The French forward has thrived with Lyon, scoring 129 goals in 275 games for the Ligue 1 outfit. Moreover, he has managed to increase his goal tally to double digits for the fourth successive season and has established his status as one of Europe’s most prolific talisman. Our landlord has opted to look at two consequences that will derive from the Gunners’ record signing.Like what the TT have on offer? Sign up for more notifications!