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Arsenal boss Unai Emery wants Nicolas Pepe to ‘quickly’ make last step in adapting to English game

Arsenal boss Unai Emery wants Nicolas Pepe to ‘quickly’ make last step in adapting to English football as Gunners train ahead of Aston Villa clash

  • Arsenal boss Unai Emery wants Nicolas Pepe to complete adaptation ‘quickly’
  • Pepe hasn’t been at his best since joining the Gunners in a £72million move 
  • Emery is eager for Pepe to push on, starting against Aston Villa on Sunday 

Unai Emery admits he wants Nicolas Pepe to make the last step in his adaptation to Arsenal and English football ‘quickly.’ 

Arsenal splashed out a club record £72m fee to sign winger Pepe during the summer after he starred for French club Lille last season, scoring 22 times and registering 11 assists.

The 24 year-old has featured in all six of Arsenal’s games so far, starting three of them, but has yet to make a real impact and recorded just one assist as he takes his time to adjust following his big-money move.

Arsenal boss Unai Emery wants Nicolas Pepe to complete his adaptation period ‘quickly’

Emery said: ‘He needs more adaptation. 

‘He is playing good but progressively we know…