‘Great addition.’ Gunners star Nelson leaves many fans happy with message about new Arsenal star Pepe
Gunners star Reiss Nelson has claimed that Nicolas Pepe will make a great addition to the Arsenal side.
The Gunners may not have signed that ‘superstar’ player that many fans would have wanted to see, but boss Unai Emery done some wonderful business during the transfer market and one signing that is tipped to make a real impact on the side is that of Pepe.
Pepe emerged as one of the most exciting and talented targets in the transfer window, with a number of Premier League sides interested in a deal, but Arsenal smashed their transfer record to nail down the 23-goal winger for £72 million.
Kieran Tierney, David Luiz, Gabriel Martinelli, Dani Ceballos (loan) and William Saliba – who has been loaned back to Saint-Etienne – also signed on the dotted line in a busy few weeks for the Gunners, and Nelson has no doubts that Arsenal’s record signing has the ability to live up to his enormous price tag.
‘He’s settled in well and he looks a really good addition,’ Nelson told football.london.
‘We saw little glimpses on the pitch [against Newcastle] and you could see he has the flair we need on the right hand side. ‘He can cut inside and shoot as well, so he’s a great addition.’
Pepe had an amazing breakthrough season last year in Ligue 1 and it is easy to see just why so many people are excited to see just what he will bring to the side, especially after netting 23-goals last season. But despite all his talent, he still needs time to adapt to the qualities of the Premier League and may not get off the best of starts in an Arsenal shirt.
However, he is clearly a talented young man and he has the potential to develop into a real star at the Emirates, and that could form a very exciting attack with himself Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette.
Pepe is a very young man and we agree with Nelson, he could become a great addition to that Gunners attack.