Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette has confirmed he is happy at the club, despite rumours linking him with a move away.
The Frenchman scored the opening goal in the Gunners’ 3-0 win over Fulham, after being selected to lead the line ahead of Eddie Nketiah.
Lacazette has been linked with Atletico Madrid, with a potential swap deal which would see midfielder Thomas Partey join Arsenal mooted.
However, Lacazette shut down talk of a transfer in his post-match interview, telling BT Sport: “It was the best way to start the season. We wanted to win and have a clean sheet and respect what the coach wanted. Everyone is happy.
Alexandre Lacazette scored for Arsenal in their opening game of the season and said after the game that he will not be leaving
“He wants us to be perfect. We worked in the week for this kind of game. We have a lot of big ambitions. I want to help the team to be on top I know it is my job.
“I am really happy [at Arsenal]. It is only the press and other people that say I am not. I want to play and win titles.
“We want to be aggressive with and without the ball and improve every aspect of our game.”
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Lacazette has been linked with a move to Atletico Madrid
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