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What can Arsenal fans expect from Nicolas Pepe

Just when Arsenal fans looked set to have yet another disappointing transfer window, Unai Emery has managed to bring in Lille’s star player, Nicolas Pepe, for £72 million. The Ivorian is Arsenal’s record signing, who has been brought in with plenty of time to spare before the transfer window slams shut. Arsenal fans will be elated, having failed to land Pepe’s international teammate in Wilfried Zaha from Crystal Palace. [embedded content] Arsenal will pay the £72 million fee in installments over the course of his five-year-deal, which is why Pepe…

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Nicolas Pepe is the most expensive African footballer

Arsenal have signed Ivory Coast winger Nicolas Pepe from Lille for a club record fee of £72m. The 24-year-old has signed a five-year contract at Emirates Stadium after having a medical on Tuesday. Pepe scored 35 goals in 74 Ligue 1 appearances for Lille, who he joined from Angers in 2017. “Being here is very emotional,” said Pepe. “I have come a long way and struggled a lot and so signing for this great club is a big reward.” He becomes the fourth most expensive signing in Premier League history…

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