Arsenal fans ‘in for a treat’ when they complete Nicolas Pepe transfer, claims Jose Fonte

Nicolas Pepe is on the verge of completing a £72million move to Arsenal
is at the verge of finishing a £72million transfer to Arsenal (Picture: Getty)

Arsenal fans are ‘in for a treat’ as soon as they complete the signing of Nicolas Pepe, in step with the Ivory Coast world’s Lille teammate Jose Fonte.

Unai Emery is at the cusp of finishing a main coup, pipping the likes of Liverpool, Napoli and Bayern Munich for one among Europe’s maximum coveted wingers.

The 24-year-old scored 23 targets in all competitions ultimate season, as Lille completed as runners-up in Ligue 1, conveniently securing Champions League qualification.

Despite studies claiming Emery used to be running below a closely limited funds, Arsenal seem to have discovered the funds that can see them destroy their switch document for the 3rd time in two years and Fonte, previously of Southampton and Crystal Palace, is assured Pepe shall be definitely worth the cash.



He informed talkSPORT: He’s improbable if he can succeed in the similar degree, which I imagine he’ll, which he did with Lille ultimate season then Arsenal fans shall be more than pleased.

‘He is tremendous fast, he has a left foot which is silky, one vs one he’s 2d to none.

‘He finishes really good, he takes penalties, he takes free kicks, he is a very, very accomplished player and I think Arsenal fans will be in for a treat for sure.’

Speaking about Arsenal’s switch plans following Sunday’s 2-1 defeat towards Lyon, Emery hinted his paintings within the switch marketplace this summer season used to be a ways from complete and admitted he used to be already a fan of Pepe.

Unai Emery insists Arsenal are working hard to complete more transfers this summer
Unai Emery insists Arsenal are running arduous to complete extra transfers this summer season (Picture: Getty)

‘We are running, the membership, and in addition fascinated about how we will be able to fortify. There are other gamers at the desk with the chance that we will be able to reach their signature.

‘Pepe is a excellent participant and in addition we’re pondering simplest of gamers who can in point of fact, in point of fact fortify this squad and in addition give us some other prerequisites to fortify.

‘The same, we are working for the last few weeks and before starting the season in the first match in Newcastle, our aim is to get the best team with the best players in our squad.’



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