Unai Emery believes Nicolas Pepe will now show what he can do after a slow start at Arsenal
Nicolas Pepe has been backed to launch his Arsenal career by head coach Unai Emery after the Ivorian’s Europa League heroics.
The £72m club-record signing from Lille, who came off the bench with 15 minutes to go against Vitoria Guimaraes, scored two excellent free-kicks to help Arsenal come from behind to win 3-2.
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He scored twice as many goals in Thursday night’s cameo than he has in his previous 693 minutes after a slow start to life in London.