Nicolas Pepe has fought hard to earn back a regular starting role in the first-team at Arsenal this season, and the manager couldn’t deny his improvement.
The Ivory Coast international was signed for a club-record fee in the summer of 2019, but has taken time to settle into his new club.
There are very few who now doubt the forward’s importance within our first-team, and his two goals yesterday have only moved to highlight his ability.
And more to come from Nico 🔥 pic.twitter.com/ZPlBqbRIZE
— Arsenal (@Arsenal) May 23, 2021
Could Pepe be an outside shot for Arsenal’s Player of the Year Award?