Arsenal fans aren’t convinced Nicolas Pepe is what they need

Reports emerged on Friday night suggesting that Arsenal are competing with Napoli for the signature of Nicolas Pepe, the highly talented and coveted Lille winger.

Gianluca Di Marzio broke the news on his website, news which has since been confirmed and expanded upon by ever-reliable BBC journalist David Ornstein, who claims a deal has been agreed for €80m (£71.8m) to be paid in instalments.

The deal would represent Arsenal’s fourth signing of the transfer window, and would be an incredibly exciting deal considering the winger managed to conjure up a sublime total of 22 goals and 11 assists in Ligue 1 last season.

Strangely, though, not all fans are happy about the deal, and many have questioned the signing when the Gunners seem more in need of defensive acquisitions both centrally and at full-back.

It’s not all fans by any means, but not everyone is sharing unbounded enthusiasm about the potential deal for Pepe.

Here’s what some of the Arsenal fans on Twitter had to say in response to Pepe reports…

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