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BREAKING : Arsenal signs Nicolas Pepe

Arsenal have signed Ivory Coast winger Nicolas Pepe from Lille for a club record fee of £72m.

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Arsenal have completed the signing of Ivory Coast forward Nicolas Pepe from Lille for a club-record fee of £72m.

The Ivorian international has signed a five-year contract at the Emirates that will see him stay at the Emirates till 2024.

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The speedy winger come striker choose Arsenal after the North London side tabled a better offer than Napoli who were closing on the Ivorian.

With the deal officially sealed Nicolas Pepe becomes Arsenal most  expensive signing in history valued £ 72M. He joins the ranks of Mesut Ozil £ 34M, Alexander Lacazette £43M and  Pierre – Emerick Aubameyang £ 56M as Arsenals most expensive acquisitions.

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