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Details Of Nicolas Pepe’s Transfer To Arsenal Revealed

Amuda Segun



Nicolas Pepe

Arsenal will break their transfer record for the first time in two years when they sign Nicolas Pepe from French Ligue 1 outfit Lille this week.

The Gunners have already agreed a deal worth €80m (£72m) for him to potentially make him throw most expensive player in the history of the club.

The current recipient is Gabonese international striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang whom Arsenal paid £57m to secure his signing from German Bundesliga outfit Borussia Dortmund.

In addition, Nicolas Pepe would also be the most expensive African player beating the £65m transfer of DR Congo international striker Cedric Bakambu from Spanish La Liga side Villarreal to Beijing Guoan FC of China.

Ivorian international attacker Pepe will sign a five-year contract with Arsenal at the end of his medical this week.

Arsenal will pay just £20m upfront for Pepe according to experienced journalist Charles Watts of Goal with the remaining £52m shared over the next four years.

Nicolas Pepe became one of the most sought-after players on the European football scene after his sensational season for Lille.

He was undoubtedly one of the best players in the French Ligue 1 last season.

The Ivorian winger scored 23 goals in all competitions last season including 22 goals in the league.

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