Lacazette rejoins boyhood club Lyon on three-year deal


Former Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette has rejoined French side Lyon on a three-year deal.

The 31-year-old former France international was a free agent after seeing out his contract with the Premier League club, which officially expires on June 30.
Ligue 1 side Lyon confirmed on Thursday that they had re-signed the player, a product of their own youth system, who they sold to The Gunners in 2017.
Lacazette joined Arsenal on a five-year deal from Lyon for a club record fee of £46.5 million in the summer of 2017 and has scored 71 goals in 206 appearances in all competitions for the Gunners.

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At the time of his move to London, he had won 11 senior caps for France and has since made a further five appearances.
Lacazette scored six goals and made eight assists in 36 appearances for Arsenal during the 2021/2022 season as they finished fifth in the Premier League, just missing out on a UEFA Champions League place.