Arsenal Forward Lacazette Rejoins Lyon

Five years after leaving Lyon to join Arsenal for a club record of £46.5 million, Arsenal Forward, Alexandre Lacazette has rejoined his former club Lyon on a free transfer.

He returns to Lyon on a 3-year deal that will keep him at the French club until June 2025.

Lacazette scored 54 times in 158 Premier League appearances for Arsenal and helped the Gunners win the 2020 FA Cup final.

Speaking to Canal Plus in April, Lacazette said he had “never cut contact” with hometown club Lyon.

Lyon equally affirmed that they were “very proud and very happy” to announce Lacazette’s return to the club he joined at the age of 12, adding a deal “has been the club’s priority for several months”.

The 31 year old rose through the youth teams at Lyon and scored 129 goals in 275 matches in all competitions for them after breaking into the first team in the 2009-10 campaign.

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