Mikel Arteta explains why Nicolas Pepe struggled at Arsenal under Unai Emery - football

Mikel Arteta explains why Nicolas Pepe struggled at Arsenal under Unai Emery



Nicolas Pepe has started Arsenal’s last two matches on the substitutes’ bench (Picture: Getty)
Mikel Arteta insists he understands the reasons behind the underwhelming start Nicolas Pepe has made to his Arsenal career but believes the club’s record signing will feature in his plans, as long as he shows the correct attitude.
Arsenal agreed a 72million fee with Lille in the summer for the Ivory Coast international, but the winger struggled to cement a regular place in the team under Unai Emery.
Pepe appeared to have kick-started his Premier League career with his first goal from open play in the recent 3-1 win over West Ham, but has started Arsenal’s two most recent matches, against Everton and Bournemouth, on the bench. Arteta introduced Pepe with just eight minutes remaining on Boxing day at the Vitality Stadium as Arsenal came from behind to claim a point following a 1-1 draw.
The 37-year-old claimed he was encouraged by Pepe’s brief cameo but warned he must show focus and determination in training if he is to force his way back into the starting XI.
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source: metro-arsenal
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