the first successful outing of Alexandre Lacazette

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“Olympique Lyonnais is very proud and very happy to announce the return to the club of its striker, trained at OL, Alexandre Lacazette for the next three seasons. At the end of the contract with the English club Arsenal, the French international has signed up until June 30, 2025. could we read on the Olympique Lyonnais website a month ago. Returning freely to Olympique Lyonnais after 5 seasons with Arsenal, Alexandre Lacazette wants to be ambitious with his training club.

Quickly joined by his friend Corentin Tolisso, he presented himself as the guarantor of a return to the DNA of the Rhone club: “I have progressed in my leadership, I have gained more experience, I can analyze situations better. In the game, I also progressed in several aspects. I think I can be useful in the locker room too, I know the house, the values ​​of the club. There may have been a break in recent seasons, I hope to help everyone to find this love and this bond between supporters, club and players.

Already a scorer with OL

Resuming training on Thursday July 7 in front of more than 1,400 supporters, Olympique Lyonnais launched its preparation this Saturday during a trip to the lawn of Bourg-en Bresse (National 1) which is the partner club of Les Gones. Holder with the captain’s armband, he delivered a solid performance. Quickly called upon, he called on Bressan goalkeeper Valentin Baume (3rd) before finally finding the fault opportunistically following good work by Malo Gusto (7th). His first goal since a double against OGC Nice on May 20, 2017 for his last official match with Les Gones.

Active between the lines and combining a lot with Tetê and Karl Toko Ekambi, he came close to delivering offerings for the Cameroonian twice (36th and 45th). Available, he delivered a successful first in this 4-2 victory that coach Peter Bosz did not fail to highlight: “I saw an intelligent centre-forward, who fortunately scored very quickly. So that’s already good for him. Of course, he has to get to know how teammates play. But he’s a good player.” While the Lyonnais will resume the championship on August 7 against Ajaccio, Alexandre Lacazette is showing the first reassuring signs that he will try to confirm on Tuesday against Dynamo kyiv.

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