Alexandre Lacazette has admitted he needs to adapt as a player if he is to be a success at Arsenal following his summer move from Lyon (via The Mirror).
It didn’t take Alexandre Lacazette very long to get his first goal at the Emirates Stadium. The former Lyon man was on-hand to tap in at the back post during Sunday’s Emirates Cup match against Sevilla.
The Frenchman put in a decent performance but after the 2-1 defeat admitted that he will need to adapt his game if he is to be a success in England.
“Everything has changed,” he said of his move from Lyon. “I felt that I was entering a new world. In terms of the players, the technical staff, the football… everything is different.
“That’s what I was looking for. It is I who needs to adapt as soon as possible.
“Everything is different. It’s bigger, goes faster, stronger… it’s good. It’s a great league with lots of teams. In my opinion, there is no small team.
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“Even against the smallest one, it’s not always easy. I can’t wait to see how the season goes.”
It was great to see Lacazette get his first Emirates Stadium goal on Sunday despite the scoreline and performance. The Frenchman looked a little off the pace at times but his movement and ability in front of goal were evident. Let’s hope the former Lyon man wastes no time in adapting to the Premier League and we’ll see a successful season from the Lacazette.