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Nicolas Pepe to get Freddie Ljungberg pep talk in Ivorian’s bid to kickstart Arsenal career

Nicolas Pepe to get Freddie Ljungberg pep talk in bid to kick start his Arsenal career after Ivorian left on the bench for Swede’s dugout debut at Norwich

  • Freddie Ljungberg prefers his wingers to be hardworking and on the move
  • The Swede’s latest comments suggest Nicolas Pepe must show more in training
  • The Ivorian was left on the bench for the 2-2 draw at Carrow Road on Sunday
  • Pepe arrived for a club-record fee of £72m in the summer from Lille 

Nicolas Pepe could do worse than study videos of Freddie Ljungberg as he bids to kick start his Arsenal career and certainly get in the Swede’s side while he is in charge.

Interim manager Ljungberg likes his wingers to be hardworking and on the move, testing opposing defenders with their runs from out to in and vice versa.

It helps if they are adaptable too, something Ljungberg enjoyed while working with Arsenal’s youth sides whose players were young enough for him to mould.

Nicolas Pepe will get a pep talk from Freddie Ljungberg in a bid to get his Arsenal career going

Such qualities were among Ljungberg’s, a…