- Alexandre Lacazette has been announced as a player for Arsenal
- The 26-year-old joins the Gunners on a five-year deal at the Emirates stadium
- He will compete with Alexis Sanchez, Danny Welbeck, Alexis Sanchez for a position in the attack
- The Frenchman will earn £150,000 on a weekly basis at the club
Arsenal have confirmed the signing of Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon for a club record fee.
The France international forward becomes the Gunners second signing of the summer after making the move from his hometown club, Lyon.
The Gunners announced that he will travel for the tour to Sydney and likely to make his home debut in the Emirates Cup on July 29 or July 30.
The 26-year-old Frenchman signs a five year contract with the FA Cup holders.
He is expected to give countryman Olivier Giroud, Chilean international Alexis Sanchez and Englishman Danny Welbeck serious competition for a position in the attack at the Emirates Stadium.
NAIJ.com had earlier reported that the deal is reportedly worth £52 million, and the 26-year-old forward will be earning £150,000 on a weekly basis at Arsenal.
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Lacazette is the Gunner's second signing of the summer after the arrival of Saed Kolasinac on a free transfer from Schalke 04.
The 23-year-old signed a five year contract with the Gunners.
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