Albant Lafont Opens Up on Arsenal Affection


Toulouse goalkeeping talent Alban Lafont is slowly emerging as one of the hottest talents across the European continent.

The 19-year-old custodian already has 86 Ligue 1 appearances under his belt after breaking into Toulouse first team at just 16 years of age back in the 2015/16 season.

The French Under-20 international goalkeeper is being tipped to reach stardom and links to many a Europe’s giant have been emerging over the past couple of months.

Premier League club Arsenal are one of the top sides linked with the talented Frenchman, together with Napoli, Lazio and even Watford.

Speaking about intensified interest in his services, Lafont opened up on affection he feels for Arsenal claiming to have followed the club since he was a little boy.

“I like Arsenal a lot. I have followed them since I was little. It was when Robin van Persie was playing, I liked his style. That was when Arsenal had a real effect on me”, Lafont told RMC.