Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has praised record signing Alexandre Lacazette who opened his Gunners account in the thrilling 4-3 win over Leicester City. The Frenchman took just under two minutes to score his first goal in the Premier League and his manager was understandably pleased with his impact, having signed him for a club record £52m from Lyon.
Speaking after the game, as reported by the Daily Star, Wenger said,
Great to hear Olivier Giroud has decided to stay at Arsenal. An excellent impact player who offers something different in attack. pic.twitter.com/vJJIB4geRf— Chris Wheatley (@ChrisWheatley_) August 11, 2017
"It’s a long time since we’ve had so much quality," he said. "Giroud is in his prime and is at the top of his game.