Nicolas Pepe has had a barnstorming season with Lille as he notching up 20 goals and 11 assists in Ligue 1. No wonder, many Europe’s top clubs are queueing up to land the 23-year-old. There are several clubs that linked to the Ivorian’s player for the past months, such as Bayern Munich, Chelsea, Liverpool, and Arsenal.
Arsenal is reportedly has held negotiations to sign the Lille star but are likely to be priced out of a move for the sought-after forward. The player’s agent has already confirmed that talks have taken place over a big-money summer move with Lille demanding a fee of around 75 million euro for their prized possession.
Aside from Arsenal, Bayern Munich has been heavily linked with Nicolas Pepe while Chelsea and Liverpool are also keen on the highly-rated winger ahead of the 2019-2020 campaign.
Bayern Munich Is In Pole Position To Sign Nicolas Pepe
France Football claims that Arsenal are in contact over a summer bid but Lille’s asking price for Pepe is set to put an end to any serious interest. Hence The Gunners at last view Bournemouth’s Ryan Fraser and Ajax’s David Neres as more realistic targets.
It’s likely Bayern Munich is in pole position to sign Nicolas Pepe after the Bundesliga giants lodged a 68 million euro offer for the Ivory Coast international. Online betting Malaysia heard the news that said Bayern Munich’s kits sponsor, Adidas, is working with the club to get a deal over the line in the hope that Nicolas Pepe will be their marquee signing this summer.
To this date, Nicolas Pepe’s agent is remaining coy on where the attacker is likely to end up next season. In an interview, he said that they are in a discussion with clubs and no decision has been taken. However, he said there is no favorite club so far, not Bayern Muenchen or other clubs. Therefore, all possibilities can occur next summer.