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Arsenal desperate to sign Lille attacker Nicolas Pepe and preparing to make an offer in January when the transfer window opens again.
Gunners have serious problems in the front-line as Danny Welbeck got a terrible injury during the Europa League match and won’t be able to help the club until spring.
So his replacement is necessary and Ivory Coast international is the right option in this situation.
He started this campaign amazingly and paid big clubs attention. Unai ready to pay big money for the player during the winter transfer window. Chelsea, Liverpool, Man United, Bayern Munich and Man City also keen to add him and there will be a real battle for the footballer.
His price could increase and become much more. Nicolas joined the French club from Angers in 2017 with a €10m deal. He became an unchanged figure for the club and played many games excellently since joining.
In this season, Pepe made 13 appearances, scored 8 goals and made 5 assists in all competition. This is an impressive result and he can improve his consequences with high-class partners.
The23-year-old player is contracted with the Les Dogues until 2022 and his release clause is around €35m.
Gunners will do everything to add him during the winter transfer window.