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(Photos) Nicolas Pepe spotted at Arsenal’s training ground with club gear as transfer announcement surely imminent

Nicolas Pepe has been pictured entering Arsenal’s training ground and holding a bag with the club crest on it ahead of his transfer to the Emirates Stadium.

Goal and others have reported on the Ivory Coast international’s imminent arrival from Lille in a club-record £72million transfer, and one imagines an official announcement can’t be far away now.

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Pepe is clearly with Arsenal today as these pictures below from the Sun suggest, so Gooners will be getting very excited now about this big-name buy.

After some stunning performances in Ligue 1 last season, Pepe looks just what Unai Emery needs to provide an upgrade on disappointing attacking players like Alex Iwobi and Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

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Nicolas Pepe with an Arsenal bag

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Nicolas Pepe entering Arsenal’s Colney training base

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