It seems Arsene Wenger means business this time around as Gunners catch hold of their top priority target Alexandre Lacazette, despite being out of the Champions League.
The French striker who was coveted by a number of clubs chose Arsenal for a club record £46.5m fee – so eclipsing the £42.4m paid for Mesut Ozil in 2013.
The former Lyon striker is at his deadliest, near the box, and Arsenal might just be ready to provide some serious challenge for the Premier League title next season.
As the news broke on Twitter, rival fans went bananas. Only this time, the tweets weren’t directed at Wenger or Arsenal’s unsatisfactory performance last season. The rival fans felt genuinely jealous of the Gooners, who are yet to return from cloud nine.
Have a look at City, Tottenham, Chelsea, Man Utd and Liverpool fans admitting how jealous they are of Arsenal signing the lethal striker:
Can't lie, I'm jealous of Arsenal signing Lacazette. Fair play.
— AnfieldRd96 (@AnfieldRd96) July 5, 2017
Not gonna pretend I'm not jealous as fuck of Arsenal attracting players as good as Lacazette when they're not even in the champs league.
— Captain Arsebiscuits (@anaIdirgeprat) July 4, 2017
Jealous of that signing. Always loved Alexandre Lacazette and think he'll do really well at Arsenal.
Especially if Mesut Özil stays.
— Jordan Clarke (@FourFourJordan) July 4, 2017
LACAZETTE HAS PROVEN TO BE ELITE THE PAST 4 YEARS AND ANY RIVAL FAN THAT SAYS OTHERWISE IS JEALOUS THAT ARSENAL LANDED A GREAT SIGNING
— Ⓜ (@StxrIing) July 4, 2017
Can't help but be jealous about Arsenal signing Alexandre Lacazette. Got pace, clinical and killer instinct. Top signing tbh
— Harry C (@HazSpur92) July 5, 2017
Got to admit, quite jealous of Arsenal signing Lacazette. Would have loved him at Liverpool. Let's see if he can adapt now #LacaNewSigning
— TheAnfieldHub (@TheAnfieldHub_) July 5, 2017