SPORTS NEWS: Nicolas Pepe Leaves Arsenal For Trabzonspor

Nicolas Pepe Leaves Arsenal For Trabzonspor

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Ivorian winger, is on the verge of completing his permanent move to Turkish club after terminating his with .

Nicolas Pepe moved from being the most promising talent in the to one of the biggest flops in football within the space of four years.

Between 2017 and 2019, Pepe scored 37 and provided 18 assists for French club Lille, which prompted Arsenal to break their record for the then 24-year-old.

After Arsenal paid a then club record €80 million for the Ivorian , Pepe became a different player at the Emirates Stadium as he struggled to establish himself at the club.

Due to his inability to stamp his authority at the club, he was loaned to OGC Nice on August 25, 2022. While in , Nicolas Pepe scored 8 and provided 1 assist in 28 games which was not promising enough to earn him a permanent deal at Nice.

Hence, he returned to Arsenal and remained peripheral under coach ahead and in the 2023-2024 season which prompted his push to exit the club.

Suadi Pro League clubs showed interest in him but he chose to move to . He has agreed to a short-term deal with Trabzonspor which will keep him at the Turkish club until June 30, 2024.

According to expert Fabrizio Romano, Nicolas Pepe will undergo his medical in today, September 8, and he will be unveiled as the club's new player later in the day.

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He has been seen in a private jet flying to Turkey late last night to undergo his medical and complete other aspects of the move.

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