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Nicolas Pepe has struck fear into Arsenal’s rivals, according to Nwankwo Kanu

‘Teams are already afraid of him.. they are scared of what he can do’: Nicolas Pepe has put fear into Arsenal’s rivals, according to Nwankwo Kanu

  • Nicolas Pepe has put fear into Arsenal’s rivals, according to Nwankwo Kanu
  • Pepe became the club’s record signing when he joined from LOSC Lille for £72m
  • He looked lively at Anfield and his pace has left defenders wary of his talents 

Nicolas Pepe has got a fear-factor just a few games into his Arsenal career, according to Gunners striker Nwankwo Kanu.

Pepe became the club-record signing this summer after joining from LOSC Lille in a £72million deal. 

And Kanu, speaking to Goal, believes opposition defences are ‘scared of what he can do’ after impressing in his first few games for his new club.   

Nicolas Pepe is putting fear into opposition defences, according to ex-Arsenal striker Kanu

Pepe is blessed with sheer pace and is a threat given he can run with the ball at great speeds, forcing defenders and full-backs into staying deep. 

So far this season he has averaged 3.8 dribbles per game in the Premier…