Nicolas Pepe like lots of Arsenal’s fringe gamers have suffered from an absence of normal recreation time on account of Mikel Arteta discovering his strongest eleven contributing to their present run of ten video games unbeaten. Arsenal have lined up with younger star Bukayo Saka on the appropriate rather than the Ivorian and Emile Smith-Rowe has established himself on the left flank having now scored in three successive Premier League fixtures. Leading to a name-up to the senior England squad for the very first time. Mikel Arteta has endured with Pepe on quite a few events swapping Saka to the left flank to accommodate the 26-yr-previous inverted winger fashion. However, the England worldwide has suffered on his reverse wing, one thing the Spanish coach merely couldn’t threat persevering with with.
However, the scenario for Pepe seems to be rising extra clouded with links to a participant in the identical mould because the Ivorian. Juventus’ younger broad man Dejan Kulusevski has been linked with a reported transfer to Arsenal within the upcoming home windows. Both Arsenal and north London rivals Tottenham are credited with curiosity. Kulusevski is often a proper-winger who’s left-footed similar to Nicolas Pepe. He was signed in 2020 from Atalanta for greater than £30 million however has failed to work his manner into the Old Lady’s lineup, even after the managerial shift seeing former Juve boss Massimiliano Allegri rejoin the membership. He has began simply two of the eleven Serie A video games he has appeared in scoring a single help and no objectives. His 4 Champions League appearances have additionally introduced with them only one purpose. Not essentially the most spectacular of outputs and certainly not sufficient to make one leap to considering he can exchange Pepe. However, he’s nonetheless simply 21 years of age and clearly a number of potentials was seen within the participant. With links to the Swede plus that of Club Brugge winger Noa Lang, it appears clear that Arsenal are trying to strengthen the broad areas, and this might spell the top for Pepe, The Arsenal Way’s Bailey Keogh and Tom Canton just lately mentioned how snug we might be with promoting Pepe. Selling Pepe for £25 million is likely to be proposed however with no reported curiosity circulating, it seems the membership could battle to purchase even that quantity. Make positive you might have subscribed to The Arsenal Way! The Fan Brands staff together with loads of your soccer.london favourites might be producing every day Arsenal content material for you to take pleasure in together with match reactions, podcasts, soccer enjoyable and interviews. You can comply with Tom Canton from the TAW staff to sustain to date along with his work.