Arsenal have finally secured the signing of Nicolas Pepe from Lille on Tuesday as reported by  Gianluca Di Marzio.

Thewistle had previously reported that Nicolas Pepe will fly in to get his medical done with Arsenal today after both clubs agreed to a whopping £72million deal.

According to Gianluca Di Marzio, Pepe signed a five-year deal with Arsenal and he is now the most expensive African footballer ever to sign for the Gunners.

The African player has been linked to several clubs, he was one of the most sought after players link with top EPL clubs this season, after scoring 22 goals in the league last season for Lille.

Serie A giant Napoli and current Champions League holder Liverpool were also linked to get the player’s signature, but his agent went ahead to forge a cordial relationship with the Gunners boss, he believes Unai Emery’s project is the best for the 24-year-old player.


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