Arsenal take Lacazette for record of Olympique Lyon
Arsenal received Wednesday the transfer of Alexandre Lacazette completed. The French attacker comes over from Olympique Lyon and signs a five-year contract with the ‘Gunners’.
According to the BBC will pay Arsenal € 53 million for the 26-year-old Lacazette, who with Lyon still had a contract until mid-2019. That amount can by bonuses still increase up to a maximum of sixty million euro.
Never gave the Londoners so much money for a player. Lacazette is just slightly more expensive than Mesut Özil in 2013 for approximately 48 million euros have made the switch to Real Madrid.
Lacazette has played since 2010 for Olympique Lyon, where he is also the youth continued. In 275 official matches he got 129 times to score.
Since June 5, 2013 may Lacazette is also a French international call. In his so far eleven national football team came to the attacker one time to score.