To make sure you never miss out on your favourite NEW stories, we're happy to send you some reminders

Click 'OK' then 'Allow' to enable notifications

Not now
OK
Advert

Arsenal Reach Agreement To Sign Lille Winger Nicolas Pepe For €80 Million

Published 
| Last updated 

Arsenal Reach Agreement To Sign Lille Winger Nicolas Pepe For €80 Million

Arsenal have agreed a deal to with Lille to sign Nicolas Pepe for a total fee of €80 million.

The Gunners had been pushing hard to sign the Ivory Coast international and have now been able to make an arrangement with the club whereby they will pay the sum in installments.

Loading…

As per the reliable David Ornstein, Arsenal have beaten Napoli to his signature and will tie the 24-year old down to a five-year deal at the Emirates if negotiations with the player's agent run smoothly.

Advert


Advert

Pepe enjoyed a stellar campaign in France last season for Lille as they finished second to Paris Saint-Germain. He found the net 22 times, with only Kylian Mbappe managing more goals in the French top flight.

He also laid on 11 assists for teammates to bring his total contributions to 33 in 38 appearances.

If Arsenal are indeed able to agree terms with Pepe's agent, he will become Unai Emery's fourth signing of the summer after the arrival of 18-year old Brazilian Gabriel Martinelli from Ituano, William Saliba from Saint Etienne in a £27 million move and the loan signing of Dani Ceballos from Real Madrid.

Topics: Football News, Unai Emery, Football, Premier League, ivory coast, Nicolas Pépé, Arsenal, France

Josh Lawless
More like this
Advert
Advert
Advert

Chosen for YouChosen for You

Football

BREAKING: Cristiano Ronaldo Has Asked To Be Allowed To Leave Manchester United Should They Receive 'Satisfactory Offer'

8 minutes ago

Most Read StoriesMost Read

Football

Gary Neville Claims Mohamed Salah Has 'Played' Liverpool Over His Huge New Contract

5 hours ago