23:28  ,  July 31, 2019

FC Lille's President confirms Nicola Pepe's transfer to Arsenal

President of France’s Lille football club Gerard Lopez has confirmed Nicola Pepe’s transfer to London’s Arsenal for 80,000,000 euros, as reported RMC.

The 24-year-old striker of the team of Côte d'Ivoire took a photo with Arsenal’s shirt after undergoing a checkup.

He will be receiving 4.5 million pound sterlings a year.

Italy’s Napoli also wanted to purchase Pepe.

This past season, Pepe played in 41 matches with Lille, scored 23 goals and made 12 passes for goals.

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