Arsene Wenger on new record signing Lacazette

Arsene Wenger has been speaking about the signing of Alexandre Lacazette.

This is what Arsene Wenger had to say on the Gunners new signing:

“We are very happy to have Alexandre join our group. He has shown over a number of years that he can score goals and that he is a very efficient finisher. As well, he has very interesting technical qualities and a strong character. So he is a guy who is a great addition for us, and someone who will help us challenge at the top level this season.”

Arsenal confirmed this afternoon that Lacazette has completed his move from Lyon.

A statement on says that the French International has joined on a long-term contract, for an undisclosed fee.  The contract is believed to be for 5 years and the fee could rise to £52m with add-ons.