CNB News – Arsenal gaffer Mikel Arteta admits Nicolas Pepe must be more consistent but doesn’t doubt the winger’s talent and work ethics.
Pepe, the club’s record £72million signing from Lille in August 2019 is taking his time transitioning from Ligue 1 to the Premier League and as such has been slow to replicate his stunning 2018/2019 French League form.
The Ivory Coast International however showed his brilliance with a beautiful strike on Thursday in Arsenal’s 3-0 Europa League home win over Dundalk.
”Knowing Nico, I don’t think it’s something that worries him” Arteta answered when asked if the pressure of the player’s price tag could be a problem.
”It’s about him hitting his best, every single week. I believe this is where he believes he can do better and we have to try to help him” he added.