The 19-year-old winger spoke to Le Telegramme after his move and explained his decision to choose Lorient as his destination.
He said: “As soon as they came forward, I didn’t hesitate. For me, Lorient is synonymous with good football, like a mini Barcelona.
“Look at Guendouzi, now at Arsenal. It’s a very serious club who help youngsters develop and that’s exactly what I’m looking for. It’s a club with a lot of ambition, who, in my eyes, should be in Ligue 1 and not in Ligue 2”.
Lokilo, who plays on either wing, moved to Palace when he was 17-years-old. Most of his time spent at Selhurst Park has been for the U-23 squad, but he was aware when he made the move that his first team chances would be limited to start with, the youngster stating: "
Lokilo also admitted to Le Telegramme that his dream is still to play in the Premier League, and just because he has now moved to Lorient does not mean that dream is over.