Transfer: Auba urges Arsenal to complete Nicolas Pepe’s signing


Nicolas Pepe's signing

Arsenal ace, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has urged the club to complete Nicolas Pepe’s signing as soon as possible as he would be pleased to play alongside of Lille’s winger.

The Gunners have agreed a £72m fee for the winger which will surpass Auba as the club’s record signing.

And the Gabon International is relishing the prospect of playing with the Ivory Coast International.

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Speaking to beIN SPORTS, Auba said: ‘When there are great players like that who are close to signing with a great club like Arsenal. It’s very pleasant to have a player like that.

‘I hope that he signs quickly and that it gets done.’

Last season Pepe scored 22 goals and provided 11 assists in 38 Ligue 1 appearances for Lille.

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Possessing pace and flair in abundance, Pepe, who has already been seen in an Arsenal shirt in leaked photos, is set to fill a significant void in the Arsenal squad.


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