Alexandre Lacazette signs contract with Arsenal

The France international striker has agreed a move to the Emirates Stadium for a club-record fee, joining from Ligue 1 giants Lyon

After weeks of speculations, Arsenal Football club has finally announced  Alexandre Lacazette as its latest summer signing. According to the club, “Alexandre Lacazette has agreed to join us on a long-term contract

“He is expected to travel with the tour party to Sydney this weekend and is likely to make his home debut in the Emirates Cup on July 29 or July 30.

“The deal is subject to the completion of regulatory processes.”

The 26-year-old, who scored 37 goals in 45 appearances for Lyon last season, underwent a medical at London Colney on Tuesday, and eclipses Mesut Ozil – who cost £42.5m – as the most expensive purchase the Premier League club have made.