Tag: Alexandre Lacazette

Alexandre Lacazette wasone of Arsenal’s four captains. The French striker arrived at Arsenal in 2017 from Lyon for £46.5m and earned around £182,063-per-week or £9,467,273-per-year. Laca wore the number 9 shirt. He was born on May 28, 1991.

Lyon's French forward #10 Alexandre Lacazette celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Montpellier Herault Sport Club (Montpellier Herault SC) at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France on August 19, 2023. (Photo by JEFF PACHOUD/AFP via Getty Images)

Thierry Henry selects former Gunner as France captain

Alexandre Lacazette has been named captain of the France Olympic team ahead of this year's games, despite initial doubts over whether he'd even accept a call-up.
Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and AS Monaco at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France on May 19, 2023. (Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK / AFP) (Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK/AFP via Getty Images)

Former Arsenal striker offered €48m salary for 2 years

Former Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette faces a career-defining decision as Saudi Arabian club Al-Qadisiyah offers him a €48 million contract.
Lyon's French forward #10 Alexandre Lacazette reacts during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Montpellier Herault Sport Club (Montpellier Herault SC) at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France on August 19, 2023. (Photo by JEFF PACHOUD/AFP via Getty Images)

Ex-Arsenal striker shocked by Olympic call-up & may not accept

Alexandre Lacazette was taken by surprise when he was called up by Thierry Henry for this summer's France Olympic squad, and he hasn't decided if he'll accept.
Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and AS Monaco at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France on May 19, 2023. (Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK / AFP) (Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK/AFP via Getty Images)

Former Gunner included in France Olympic squad but Saliba absent

Alexandre Lacazette has been called up to Thierry Henry's France squad for the Olympics this summer, but William Saliba has been excluded as expected.
Marseille's French-Gabonese forward #10 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the French L1 football match between FC Lorient and Olympique Marseille (OM) at the Stade du Moustoir in Lorient, western France, on December 10, 2023. (Photo by LOIC VENANCE/AFP via Getty Images)

Former Arsenal captain makes Saudi decision

Former Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reportedly rejects a lucrative offer from Saudi Arabian club Al-Shabab, opting to stay in Europe.
Lyon's French forward #10 Alexandre Lacazette takes a shot during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (Lyon) and LOSC (Lille) at the Groupama stadium in Lyon, central eastern France on November 26, 2023. (Photo by ARNAUD FINISTRE/AFP via Getty Images)

32yo former Gunner on track for Olympics u21 call-up

France u21 assistant manager Gael Clichy has confirmed that Alexandre Lacazette is on their list of potential representatives for the summer Olympics.
Lyon's French forward #10 Alexandre Lacazette (C) is fouled by Brest's Dutch goalkeeper #40 Marco Bizot (L) during the French L1 football match beetween Olympique Lyonnais and Stade Brestois 29 at the Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, near Lyon, on April 14, 2024. (Photo by OLIVIER CHASSIGNOLE/AFP via Getty Images)

Maitland-Niles scores winner after serious Lacazette injury drama

Lyon's Alexandre Lacazette suffers serious injury in Brest win. Maitland-Niles scores decisive penalty after dramatic incident.
Lyon's Alexandre Lacazette (3rd L) celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's first goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Olympique de Marseille (OM) at the Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France on February 4, 2024. (Photo by OLIVIER CHASSIGNOLE/AFP via Getty Images)

Maitland-Niles denies Aubameyang in Ligue 1 clash

A few former Arsenal teammates faced off with new clubs Lyon and Marseille on Sunday night, and they ended up being pivotal in the final result.
LUTON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: Declan Rice of Arsenal celebrates after scoring the team's fourth goal to make it 4-3 during the Premier League match between Luton Town and Arsenal FC at Kenilworth Road on December 05, 2023 in Luton, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s top 25 most expensive transfers

Arsenal Football Club's history of transfers reveals a strategy of high-value investments, showcasing their ambition to excel at the highest level of football.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 23: Arsenal Unveil New Head Coach Unai Emery at Emirates Stadium on May 23, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Unai Emery Arsenal revisionism needs to stop

Recently, we've seen a number of people attempt to rewrite Unai Emery's time at Arsenal on the back of his success at Aston Villa, but Arsenal fans remember the truth.
Lyon's French forward #10 Alexandre Lacazette reacts after missing a goal opportunity during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (Lyon) and LOSC (Lille) at the Groupama stadium in Lyon, central eastern France on November 26, 2023. (Photo by ARNAUD FINISTRE/AFP via Getty Images)

Former Arsenal striker’s form dips so much he could be sold

Olympique Lyonnais considers selling former Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette and Corentin Tolisso amidst Ligue 1 struggles, with Lacazette's future at Lyon uncertain.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles signs for Lyon [image via Lyon]

2 ex-Arsenal men in unlikely relegation battle with same club

Ainsley Maitland-Niles has had far from the ideal start to life with Olympique Lyonnais, with the Ligue 1 club currently propping up the table.
Lyon's French forward #10 Alexandre Lacazette celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Montpellier Herault Sport Club (Montpellier Herault SC) at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France on August 19, 2023. (Photo by JEFF PACHOUD/AFP via Getty Images)

Alexandre Lacazette suspended after petulant red card

Alexandre Lacazette's two-game suspension compounds Lyon's early-season woes, leaving the club without their star striker for key matches.
Arsenal news - LONDON, ENGLAND: Martin Odegaard of Arsenal acknowledges fans after the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Emirates Stadium on May 28, 2023. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal make obvious Martin Odegaard PSG decision

Arsenal have ruled out the sale of captain Martin Odegaard, despite interest from PSG, reinforcing their commitment to the player.
Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and AS Monaco at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France on May 19, 2023. (Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK / AFP) (Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK/AFP via Getty Images)

Alexandre Lacazette challenging Mbappe for Ligue 1 Top Scorer accolade

Alexandre Lacazette's stunning performance in Ligue 1 this season, eyeing top scorer title. Former Arsenal striker leading Lyon in a tough season.
Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette celebrates after winning the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Montpellier Herault SC at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France on May 7, 2023. (Photo by OLIVIER CHASSIGNOLE / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER CHASSIGNOLE/AFP via Getty Images)

Lacazette scores 4 for 28 in 35 to rival Mbappe

4-goal-haul sees Alexandre Lacazette briefly claim Ligue 1 top scorer from Kylian Mbappe, highlighting former Arsenal man's resurgence in French football.

Aleksandr Kokorin: I turned down Arsenal

Former Dynamo Moscow striker Aleksandr Kokorin opens up about his decision to reject a move to Arsenal and the impact it had on his career.
Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Olympique Marseille (OM) at Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France on April 23, 2023. (Photo by OLIVIER CHASSIGNOLE / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER CHASSIGNOLE/AFP via Getty Images)

“People thought I was finished” 24-goal Lacazette reflects post-Arsenal return to form

Alexandre Lacazette discusses his return to form at Lyon after leaving Arsenal as he scores his 20th league goal of the season and 24th in total.
Olympique Lyonnais' Alexandre Lacazette (L) celebrates scoring against FC Nantes in a French L1 football match at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France on March 17, 2023. (Credit: OLIVIER CHASSIGNOLE/AFP via Getty Images)

Alexandre Lacazette hits scoring milestone as goals fly

Olympique Lyonnais striker Alexandre Lacazette has entered the history of the club with 150 goals in 303 games. Can he break the record of the legendary Fleury Di Nallo?
Reims' English forward Folarin Balogun celebrates after scoring a penalty kick during the French L1 football match between Stade de Reims and Clermont Foot 63 at Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims, northestern France, on August 14, 2022. (Photo by FRANCOIS LO PRESTI/AFP via Getty Images)

Former Gunner pushed Folarin Balogun to accept Ligue 1 loan

Alexandre Lacazette has confirmed that he gave Folarin Balogun a push towards going on loan in Ligue 1.
Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette (R) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal during the L1 Football match Ajaccio vs Lyon at the François Coty Stadium in Ajaccio on January 29, 2023. (Photo by PASCAL POCHARD-CASABIANCA/AFP via Getty Images)

Interview cut short as Alexandre Lacazette is pelted with lighters

Tensions ran high at the François-Coty stadium on Sunday during the AC Ajaccio vs. Lyon match (0-2) with former Arsenal man, Alexandre Lacazette, pelted with lighters as he attempted to do a post-match interview.
TOPSHOT - Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the French Ligue 1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Ajaccio at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France, on August 5, 2022.(Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK/AFP via Getty Images)

2 ex-Gunners in Lyon squad for Arsenal friendly

Olympique Lyonnais have announced their squad for their trip to Spain, ahead of their friendly against Arsenal next week.
Nice's Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe (C) scores the 0:1 goal during the European Conference League 1st Round Group D football match 1. FC Slovacko vs OGG Nice in Uherske Hradiste, Czech Republic, on October 6, 2022. (Photo by RADEK MICA/AFP via Getty Images)

Nicolas Pepe scores penalty on 2nd try for his 6th goal

Nicolas Pepe won and scored a penalty at the second time of asking as OGC Nice drew with Olympique Lyonnais on Friday night.
Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the French Ligue 1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Ajaccio at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France, on August 5, 2022.(Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK/AFP via Getty Images)

Alexandre Lacazette has ‘alienated his entire club’ claims report

A report in Sport.fr claims that Alexandre Lacazette has 'alienated his entire club' after comments he made about the Lyon head coach, Peter Bosz.
Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the French Ligue 1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Ajaccio at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France, on August 5, 2022.(Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK/AFP via Getty Images)

Lacazette row pushes Lyon boss towards exit

Alexandre Lacazette has got himself into something of a row with Lyon's boss Peter Bosz and it looks like it could be the coach who will pay the price.
Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the French Ligue 1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Ajaccio at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France, on August 5, 2022.(Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK/AFP via Getty Images)

Former Arsenal striker to have surgery

Alexandre Lacazette is set for surgery on his vocal chords to fix a problem with his voice that has been troubling him since the start of the summer.
Reims' English forward Folarin Balogun celebrates after scoring a penalty kick during the French L1 football match between Stade de Reims and Clermont Foot 63 at Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims, northestern France, on August 14, 2022. (Photo by FRANCOIS LO PRESTI/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal loanee says former Gunner helped convince him to move

Folarin Balogun has praised Alexandre Lacazette for his influence on the Arsenal youngster in training and in making his loan move to Ligue 1 this season.
Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the French Ligue 1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Ajaccio at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France, on August 5, 2022.(Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK/AFP via Getty Images)

Alexandre Lacazette enjoys dream Lyon debut

Alexandre Lacazette has denied he is having issues with the Lyon boss, Peter Bosz, but there does seem to be something going on.
Alexandre Lacazette announcement photo for Lyon transfer (Photo via ol.fr)

Freak injury sidelines Alexandre Lacazette

Alexandre Lacazette is a doubt for Lyon's friendly against Feyenoord on Sunday after he was attacked by wasps during a walk in the forest.

Will Gabriel Jesus break Arsenal’s number 9 curse?

As Arsenal finally announce the signing of Gabriel Jesus, will he be the one to break the number 9 curse that's hung over the shirt for years?
Joel Lopez playing for the Arsenal u23s (Photo via Lopez on Instagram)

Arsenal release 4 players with 1 more uncertain

Arsenal have confirmed they're releasing at least four players this summer, with Eddie Nketiah's situation still unclear as a possible fifth.
Alexandre Lacazette announcement photo for Lyon transfer (Photo via ol.fr)

Alexandre Lacazette explains why he took pay cut to leave Arsenal

Alexandre Lacazette has explained why he took a pay cut to join Olympique Lyonnais, as they announced his signing this morning.
WATFORD, ENGLAND: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal reacts following their side's victory after the Premier League match between Watford and Arsenal at Vicarage Road on March 06, 2022. (Photo by Julian Finney / Getty Images)

Arsenal player holds medical ahead of transfer announcement

Alexandre Lacazette is holding his medical at Olympique Lyonnais ahead of a likely announcement tomorrow morning, according to reports.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 11: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal applauds the fans as he is substituted during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Southampton at Emirates Stadium on December 11, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Alexandre Lacazette takes 50% paycut to rejoin Lyon

Alexandre Lacazette is set to rejoin Olympique Lyonnais on a free transfer this summer, with an announcement now reportedly imminent and a massive paycut part of the deal.
Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette gestures on the pitch after the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on May 12, 2022. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Ligue 1 club chiefs confirm plan to sign Arsenal player

The hierarchy at Olympique Lyonnais have once again confirmed their intentions to sign Alexandre Lacazette as a free agent this summer.
Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette (R) comes on for Arsenal's English striker Eddie Nketiah (L) during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Leeds United at the Emirates Stadium in London on May 8, 2022. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal striker remains priority target for Ligue 1 side

Alexandre Lacazette remains Olympique Lyonnais' priority target for the summer transfer window, but they're exploring alternatives.
Takehiro Tomiyasu Arsenal

2 Arsenal starters return to training after recent absences

Takehiro Tomiyasu and Alexandre Lacazette returned to training this week ahead of Arsenal's clash with Chelsea, as well as some youth players joining the session.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 24: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal celebrates their sides second goal with team mate Nicolas Pepe during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Emirates Stadium on February 24, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

16 players who could leave Arsenal this summer

Arsenal are set for another clear-out this summer as the club looks to finally get rid of the last of the deadwood, so what players look like they will be heading for the door?
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 11: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal applauds the fans as he is substituted during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Southampton at Emirates Stadium on December 11, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal man admits he’s in talks over potential transfer

Alexandre Lacazette has admitted he's in talks with other clubs over his future and hoping to return to playing in Europe next season.
Formula 1 2021: British GP SILVERSTONE CIRCUIT, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 18: Alexandre Lacazette during the British GP at Silverstone Circuit on Sunday July 18, 2021 in Northamptonshire, United Kingdom. (Photo by Zak Mauger LAT Images)

Alexandre Lacazette update as he misses Southampton

Mikel Arteta said that Alexandre Lacazette was missing from Arsenal training this week due to 'private' reasons which set tongues wagging online but the truth of the matter is a lot more mundane.