Pepe leaves Arsenal to join Besiktas

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Pepe leaves Arsenal to join Besiktas

Nicolas Pepe prepares to say goodbye to Arsenal decisively in the coming days. Upon reaching a preliminary agreement to move to Besiktas was complete.

Foreign media is buzzing with news that Nicolas Pepe is preparing to say goodbye to Arsenal decisively in the next few days. When a preliminary agreement was reach to move to Besiktas. It was complete. This work is not even free. But it was consider the most catastrophic loss in the history of the Arsenal club.

The Ivory Coast international winger made his name as a star for Lille between 2017 and 2019, scoring a total of 37 goals, causing Arsenal to bid a record £72 million, beating out other teams. Interested in Barcelona, ​​Bayern Munich, Napoli, Paris Saint-Germain, including 3 Premier League teams such as Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United.

However, Pepe has been underperforming in his move to the Premier League,

Despite scoring 16 goals in the 2020/21 season, but then losing importance to the team with Bukayo Saka or Emi. L Smith Rowe stepped up to shine in the first team.

Last season, Pepe was loan to Nice and made 28 appearances. But no over-buys occurred. and when returning to the mother’s agency It is clear that he is no longer in Mikel Arteta’s plans.

and even if they couldn’t find a team to accept the sale in time during the summer market, still open for business But most recently, there is a report from Nicolo Shira, an Italian football correspondent That Pepe has reached an agreement with Besiktas and an official statement from all parties involved. will happen soon

Besiktas have agreed to pay Arsenal a total package of £8m. Although the fee will paid at just £2m plus £6m in add-ons in the future.

Although it was a record-breaking loss for Arsenal, who bought £ 72 million and sold only £ 2 + 6 million, but they saved a lot of money on Pepe’s wages when it ran out. The burden of paying £140,000 per week immediately dropped. Report from