Arsenal star Lacazette reacts to Barcelona speculation

La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 13/05/2019


Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette has reacted to speculation linking him with a move to Barcelona, according to report.

He was of the view that he was flattered to be linked with the Spanish Champions who are in need of a forward next season.

The French striker had a great season with Arsenal, the 27-year-old scored 19 goals and contributed 13 assists for the Gunners this season.

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Lacazette said that it was "flattering" to be mentioned in the same breath as the Catalan giants, according to report in Telefoot.

The former Lyon forward joined Arsenal in 2017 and has gone on to make 67 appearances and score 36 goals for the Gunners in all competitions since his arrival.

Barcelona wants a world class striker that can fill-up Luis Suarez boot in the team.