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newsfootball3 months 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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newsfootball9 months 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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newsfootballa year ago

Very frustrated at how we threw the game away, admits Mikel Arteta

Mikel Arteta admitted that Arsenal’s loss to Brighton and Hove Albion on Saturday was ‘unacceptable’ and that he was frustrated at how his side threw away the game after taking the lead. This was Arsenal’s second consecutive loss since the Premier League's restart following the Covid-19 break.
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newsfootballa year ago

Arsenal to start training next week under strict regulations

Arsenal players are set to start training from next week at the London Colney training ground under strict regulations. The Premier League has been stalled for more than a month owing to the coronavirus pandemic, even though there have been talks that the league might resume in June.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Arsenal have to improve to compete with the top-four sides, admits Nicolas Pepe

Arsenal’s record signing Nicolas Pepe has admitted that the team must improve their onfield performances if they are to qualify for the UEFA Champions League next season. The Nort Londoners broke the bank to sign the Ivory Coast international from LOSC Lille for a humungous sum of £72 million.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Reports | Arsenal to make Kevin Volland their first January move

Despite Alexander Lacazette, and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s presence at the club, Arsenal are ready to make Kevin Volland their first January move. The German forward has eighteen months left on his current deal at Bayer Leverkusen and has impressed both Mikel Arteta and the Arsenal scouts.
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newsfootball2 years ago

We are not where I want team to be, confesses Freddie Ljungberg

Interim Arsenal manager Freddie Ljungberg has admitted that the Gunners are nowhere close to where he wants them to be but the players are putting working hard to improve. The 42-year-old Swede also admitted that he doesn’t know how long will he be kept in charge of the North London club.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Forget Nicolas Pepe’s price-tag and let him breath, proclaims Thierry Henry

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has asked critics and fans to ignore Nicolas Pepe’s price-tag and instead give the forward a chance to find his footing. The Ivorian was the club’s marquee summer signing but has struggled to adapt to the Premier League and has contributed to seven goals in 15 games.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Nicolas Pepe will become game-changer for Arsenal, admits Unai Emery

Arsenal boss Unai Emery has revealed that he knew that Nicolas Pepe would come find his way and deliver spectacular performances. The Ivorian signed for Arsenal over the summer and finally announced himself with two outstanding free-kicks in a 3-2 Europa League win over Vitoria Guimaraes.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Nicolas Pepe is an amazing player but he needs time, admits Unai Emery

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has sent a clear message to Nicolas Pepe as the club record signing has had a tough start to life at the club. Players are always subjected to high expectations of fans and Emery believes that Pepe needs time to adapt to that and England before he can flourish.
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