Report: Arsenal agree deal for Tottenham-linked player
The BBC are reporting that Arsenal are favourites to sign Lille player Nicolas Pepe having agreed a £72 million deal.
Pepe had a superb season at Bordeaux, scoring 23 goals and getting 11 assists in 41 appearances as Lille over-performed expectations massively and finished second in the league with 75 points (Transfer Markt).
These goal contribution numbers are highly impressive and suggest that Arsenal would be getting a great player. The player was linked with Spurs earlier in the summer (L’Equipe) and Moussa Sissoko even commented on the rumours in May by saying that if Pepe went to an English club (Le 10 Sport): ‘why not Tottenham?’.
However, as the window progressed Spurs focused on new targets such as new singing Tan...
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