37 goals last season: Manchester United change striker targets – report

With recent reports that Manchester United’s interest in French striker Antoine Griezmann has cooled, the latest news cycle suggests that the club may change its focus to another Frenchman – this time the number nine Alexandre Lacazette of Lyon.

British media outlet, The Daily Mirror, reports:

Manchester United to make £50m Alexandre Lacazette move as Jose Mourinho looks to beat Arsenal to striker

The France international made his debut for his country in 2013 has gone on to play 10 times and score the solitary goal. So whilst he hasn’t really made a breakthrough at international level yet he has hit the ground running with his clubs in France and some sensational scoring form.

He’s just completed his eighth season at Lyon where he started his career – 129 goals in 275 games for the club. It’s almost one every two games which is a fantastic goalscoring ratio.

At 26 the player is coming into his prime and although he would be seriously tested in the English league TFF believes that he ticks all the boxes to be a top player in England.

He’s no shrinking violet, has the physique to rough up defenders in the Premier League. He’s also got real pace to expose defences on the counter-attack and the sort of first touch which can get him past top defenders.

He’s a brilliant finisher as well to make him an excellent all-round prospect for Manchester United. They haven’t been so strongly linked with him in the past but perhaps this is the man for the job over the next few years.

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