Arsene Wenger fires warning to Nicolas Pepe after his slow start at Arsenal

first_imgArsene Wenger fires warning to Nicolas Pepe after his slow start at Arsenal Pepe has scored one goal for Arsenal since his £72m move (Getty Images)‘He’s not yet completely adapted and you have to give him some time.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘He looks a little bit to be playing not with the freedom he did in France at the moment.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘I see some characteristics of his game, especially off the ball, that don’t happen at the moment.‘On the other hand, I must say we have good young players who can play on the flanks, [and] that he will have a fight to keep his position.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 8 Oct 2019 8:33 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link Arsene Wenger has spoken out on Nicolas Pepe’s slow start at Arsenal (AMA/Getty Images)Arsene Wenger has warned Nicolas Pepe that he risks losing his place at Arsenal if he doesn’t show signs of improvement.The 24-year-old has struggled to make an impact since his £72 million arrival from Lille in the summer, scoring just one goal in 10 appearances for the Gunners.Wenger admits he supports Arsenal’s decision to sign Pepe but feels the winger must start to deliver due to the strong competition for places in Unai Emery’s attack.‘I like the player and I thought it was a good decision [to sign him],’ Wenger told Omnisport.ADVERTISEMENT Comment Advertisement Advertisementlast_img

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