Alexandre Lacazette – read transcript of first official Arsenal interview
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Arsenal broke the bank to make Alexandre Lacazette their record signing at £52 million. Read the full transcript of his first official interview.
Alexandre, congratulations – how does it feel to be an Arsenal player?
“I am, of course, delighted and very proud too because Arsenal is a legendary club.
“Throughout my childhood, thanks to Thierry Henry and other French players, I always dreamed of playing for this club so today that dream has been fulfilled.”
Apart from that link with those French players, what else about Arsenal appeals to you?
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“Arsenal past – I like clubs with history. Also the fact that the manager has been here for a while shows that it’s a stable club, which I like.
“In addition there are quite a few French player here, which makes it easier to settle in.
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“In my opinion, Arsenal is also the club that plays the best football in England so I really wanted to come here.”
Can you tell us a bit about your playing style and what we can expect?
“When I play I like to use my pace and link up with my team-mates.
“As a forward, I like to score goals, of course, but that’s not all that I’m about.
“I love good flowing football where the whole team is engaged.”