newsfootball3 months ago

We have to let player go and maybe we’ll be able to recruit somebody, postulates Mikel Arteta

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has revealed that the Gunners could recruit another player but only if they let more players leave the club before the window closes. The North London side have signed five new players this summer and have let nine players depart but are still looking to improve the squad.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Reports | Arsenal looking to sign Pedro Neto to replace outgoing Nicolas Pepe

According to the Athletic, Arsenal have shortlisted Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Pedro Neto as their top target should Nicolas Pepe leave this summer. The 27-year-old is reportedly in talks with Ligue 1 side OGC Nice over a loan move and the Gunners are keen on reinforcing the squad if he leaves.
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newsfootball6 months ago

Reports | Paris Saint-Germain eyeing move for Arsenal forward Nicolas Pepe

According to FootMercato, Arsenal are open to letting Nicolas Pepe leave the club this summer and Paris Saint-Germain are keen on signing the Ivorian forward. The 26-year-old signed for a club-record fee in 2019 but has struggled to find his footing in England, scoring just 27 goals for the club.
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newsfootball8 months ago

Enjoying football at international level but bit less so at club level, reveals Nicolas Pepe

Arsenal star Nicolas Pepe has admitted that it has been a tough season for him with the lack of game-time playing into that and that he hasn’t enjoyed his football so far. The Ivorian signed for the Gunners in the summer of 2019 but has failed to live up to his potential, scoring just 27 goals.
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newsfootball9 months ago

I can only praise Alexandre Lacazette and give him support, asserts Mikel Arteta

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta  has admitted that Arsenal captain Alexandre Lacazette is behaving like someone that wants to stay at the club and insisted that the Frenchman will have his full support until the end of the season. The French striker’s current deal is set to expire in the summer.
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newsfootball9 months ago

Since he has come back I have seen a different Nicolas Pepe, reveals Mikel Arteta

Mikel Arteta has proclaimed that he has witnessed a change in Nicolas Pepe after the Ivory Coast winger returned from his spell at the Africa Cup of Nations where he scored twice in four games. Pepe has failed to replicate his form from last season as he looks to make a comeback into the squad.
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newsfootballa year ago

Really want Eddie Nketiah to stay as he is an important part of the squad, reveals Mikel Arteta

Mikel Arteta has praised Eddie Nketiah and emphasized the English forward's importance to his side after another impressive goal-scoring performance against Sunderland in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday. Nketiah scored a hattrick to steer Arsenal into victory and the semi-finals of the competition.
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newsfootballa year ago

Need to find right space for Gabriel Martinelli to grow, proclaims Mikel Arteta

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has revealed that he has no intention of sending Gabriel Martinelli on loan in the winter transfer window even though the Brazilian has only played a minimal part for the Gunners so far this season. Martinelli joined the London club in 2019 for a fee of £6 million.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Really happy with Nicolas Pepe’s performances but he needs to continue like this, admits Mikel Arteta

Mikel Arteta has insisted that Nicolas Pepe has started to find form following a slow start to the season. The Ivorian has netted 11 goals and 5 assists in 42 appearances in all competitions for Arsenal this season and looks to fire the Gunners to a first Europa League final since 2018/19.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Frustrating for me to be on bench because my goal is to play more for Arsenal, confesses Nicolas Pepe

Arsenal forward Nicolas Pepe has admitted that he is not happy with his super-sub role at the club and asserted that he is looking for more playing time as a started. The 25-year-old signed for the club last summer for a club record £72 million but has struggled to make an impact since his move.
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