A player said to be attracting interest from Leeds United has confirmed he does not only have offers from Italian clubs.
The 31-year-old right winger is currently unattached after his Juventus contract came to an end, but given his talent and experience he is likely to have a number of enticing options ahead of the new campaign.
At the end of June, the Yorkshire Evening Post reported that Leeds were interested in bringing Pepe to Elland Road ahead of Uwe Rosler’s first season in charge, although it was acknowledged at the time that it may be difficult to sign him given the likely interest of some top clubs in his homeland.
However, speaking to tuttojuve.com, Pepe hinted that he did have offers from outside Italy and that nothing had been decided yet.
“There is also something abroad, it is two or three teams,” Pepe said.
So could Leeds be one of them?
In truth, given that the winger played 95 times for Juventus and has 23 international caps to his name, it would be an almighty coup if Leeds owner Massimo Cellino pulled this one off. But even if Pepe does not arrive at Elland Road this summer, the club’s fans can be very pleased with their transfer business thus far.