He’s been an Arsenal player for three months now - but how does Lucas rate his fellow forwards?
The striker is back in the squad for Wednesday’s EFL Cup quarter-final against Southampton and is relishing fighting for his place in the first team.
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"Not only the strikers are fighting for a place, but also defenders or midfielders. Our squad is hungry to play and you can see that in every training"
“There is plenty of competition to get one spot in the line up, which is great for the team,” he told Arsenal Player. “Not only the strikers are fighting for a place, but also defenders or midfielders. Our squad is hungry to play and you can see that in every training.
“I already knew Alexis very well, I've seen him play a lot for his club and country. He is quick, skilful on the ball and a great guy. He is very kind and I have an excellent relationship with him. I hope we can go on like this.
“Giroud is a real extrovert and funny guy. He has been really nice with me from the very first day. He is a great striker. He protects the ball with his body superbly and offers many solutions to his team-mates.
“Theo is a very well known player. I was hugely impressed by him. He is quick, takes on players and he is scoring many goals because he is very clinical when it comes to finishing. He is having a great season and that´s great for us as a team.”