Nicolas Pepe maybe is one of the most desirable players in next summer in the transfer market next summer. There is a lot of European's top club that linked to the player, such as Arsenal, Bayern Munich, Chelsea, and Liverpool. Arsenal is reportedly has held negotiations to sign the Lille Star but the Premier League club is likely to be priced out of a move for the sought-after forward.
Nicolas Pepe is indeed has had a barnstorming season with Lille as he notching up 20 goals and 11 assists in Ligue 1. No wonder Europe's top clubs are queueing up to land the 23-year-old. Bayern Munich has been also heavily linked with Nicolas Pepe while Chelsea and Liverpool are also keen on the highly-rated winger ahead 2019-2020.
Bayern Munich Is In Pole Position To Sign Nicolas Pepe
France Football claims that Arsenal are in contact over a summer bid but Lille's mammoth asking price for Pepe is set to put an end to any serious interest. Other than that, the Ivorian player's agent has already confirmed that talks have taken place over a big-money summer move with Lille demanding a fee of around 75 million euro for the prized possession. Following this information, there are also reports that mentioned that The Gunners will view Bournemouth's Ryan Fraser and Ajax Amsterdam's David Neres as a more realistic target.
It's understood Bayern Munich is likely in pole position to sign Nicolas Pepe after the Bundesliga giants lodged a 68 million euro for the Ivory Coast international. It's mentioned that Bayern Munich's kit sponsor, Adidas, is working with the club to get a deal over the line in the hope that Nicolas Pepe will be their marquee signing this summer.
To this date, Nicolas Pepe's agent is remaining coy on where the attacker is likely to end up next season and whether he'll stay or leave Lille. He stated that at this time they've been in a discussion with clubs. And as far as Lucky Palace Malaysia knows no decision has been taken so far. He also said there is no favorites club, be it Bayern Munich or another club. But he also said that Nicolas will not go just anywhere, but they just haven't decided on which league the player will play next.