After £72m deal has concurred Pepe set for Arsenal medical

Arsenal set to break transfer record for 24-year-old
After £72m deal has concurred Pepe set for Arsenal medical

Nicolas Pepe is relied upon to have a medical at Arsenal in the following couple of days after an arrangement has concurred with Lille. 

The 24-year-old is set to turn into an Arsenal player this week following forward Gabriel Martinelli, midfielder Dani Ceballos, who joined on a season-long loan from Real Madrid, and defender William Saliba, who was signed from St Etienne for £27m and promptly loaned back to the Ligue 1 side. 

Pepe scored 22 goals in Ligue 1 last season, second just to Paris Saint-Germain's Kylian Mbappe, while additionally giving 11 assists, likewise the second most in the division.

He was the principal Lille player to score 20 league goals since Eden Hazard in the 2011-12 season. 

'It was accounted before this late spring Arsenal's financial limit was around £45m subsequent to passing up meeting all requirements for the Champions League. In any case, Pepe looks set to cost £72m in addition to additional items, while they have likewise signed Dani Ceballos on loan and William Saliba for £27m, and are planning to sign Kieran Tierney from Celtic.