Arsenal looking to beat Barcelona and Bayern Munich to Ligue 1 star


Nicolas Pepe is the hottest property in club football right now and several clubs have been scouting him. Arsenal, Barcelona and Bayern Munich were said to be the top 3 clubs interested in signing him and now, Mecarto 365 have an update.

The French publication reports that Arsenal are confident of beating the two European giants to the signing of Pepe. The winger, who has scored 9 goals and assisted 5 in 15 apps this season, is Unai Emery’s top target for next summer.

The French publication also added that Arsenal were looking to seal the dela for €50 million

However, the player is keen on playing in the Champions League and will wait to see if the Gunners qualify or not. The London side have been in the Europa League for the last 2 seasons but have shown that they can make it back to the Champions League by the end of this season.

Barcelona/, meanwhile, see Pepe as a perfect replacement for Ousmane Dembele. The Frenchman is not on good terms with the club and Ernesto Valverde has reportedly asked the club to sell him.

Bayern Munich, on the other hand, want him as the long-term replacement for Arjen Robben. The Dutch legend has revealed that he will be leaving the Bundesliga side after 10 long yers at the club.

Rumour Ratings:  9/10

Mercato 365 are a very reliable French source and have proved it time and again. Pepe would be a perfect fit for Arsenal and Emery’s style of football.

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