After so much battle for the 24 years old Lille player, Nicolas Pepe is finally on the verge of joining Arsenal in a battle between European powerhouse.
Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Juventus, Athletico Madrid, Manchester United have all been linked with the Ivorian star and a money mega-deal was reportedly agreed on around £72million.
The 24 years old netted 22 times with 11 assists having had 37 appearances for Lille last season to attract several interests from European top clubs.
Arsenal remain the club that won the race for his signature and in coming days he will sign for the club to see him move to Emirates for next season.
Nicolas Pepe’s form helped his club Lille secure the second position on the league table for Lille last season. He is excited with the new opportunities springing up in this transfer window which prompt careful selection with recent links on different club looking to get his signature towards next season.
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However, he scored a hattrick in a 3-2 match last season against Amiens SC which saw the club have a win in the tight contest. Pepe continue to dominate his opponent week in and out in his unstoppable form for Lille. The English Premier League is set to see some interesting performance this season from the young Ivorian player.
His desire to get forward into goalscoring areas is evident. Pépé identify space behind the defence and he utilizes them properly – his pace is one to watch as he creates space and open up defence – Nicolas Pepe’s dribbling ability, chance creation and a goal threat is top-notch which makes queue of clubs chasing his signature continually grows.
Nicolas Pepe feels he has his best chance at success with Arsenal FC which is a mindset that will serve him well while at the club. Arsenal remain optimistic of getting him sign for the club any time from now.
Arsenal FC need a player with direct pace, dribbling and scoring abilities to strengthen the squad next campaign as Unai Emery battle to bring in more silverware to Emirates thus saw the magic Niclas Pepe could bring to the Emerates.
The Emirates is eager to see what the coming season will transcend for the club as the young star joined up for next season.