When you think of some of the French strikers we have had at Arsenal - and there have been a long line - most people start with one name: Thierry Henry.
Alexandre Lacazette is no different. Our new striker grew up admiring the club’s all-time record goalscorer, and can’t wait to follow in his footsteps.
“Anelka and Wiltord were a bit before my time - I was very young when they were playing their best football,” he told Arsenal Player.
“As for Henry, I was always a fan of his so, of course, I followed his career closely.
“He was a huge role model for me. To achieve what he did at this club was exceptional. I would like to write my own chapter here. I would love to make the fans as happy as Thierry did.”
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