Wolverhampton Wanderers reportedly interested in Nicolas Pepe

(L-R) Nicolas Pepe of Lille, Zeki Celik of Lille, Loic Remy of Lille, Jonathan Ikone of Lille, Jonathan Bamba of Lille celebrate 1-0 during the French League 1  match between Lille v...

Wolverhampton Wanderers, Arsenal and Everton are reportedly interested in Nicolas Pepe.

(L-R) Zeki Celik of Lille, Nicolas Pepe of Lille, referee Benoit Bastien  during the French League 1  match between Lille v Olympique Lyon at the Stade Pierre Mauroy on December 1, 2018 in...

According to Le10 Sport, Wolverhampton Wanderers are interested in signing Nicolas Pepe from Lille in the January transfer window.

It has been reported that 23-year-old winger Pepe caught the eye of the Wolves scout who was present at Lille’s win against Montpellier in midweek.

The report has also claimed that Wolves were impressed with 21-year-old Lille right-back Zeki Celik and his teammate and 24-year-old teammate Xeka.

 

Competition

Celik and Xeka are talented players, and the Lille duo would be good signings for Wolves in the January transfer window.

Pepe would also be brilliant acquisition for the Wanderers, but Nuno’s side could find it tough to secure the services of the Ivory Coast international.

That’s because of the reported intense competition Wolves are going to face for the winger, who is one of the best young players in his position in Europe.

Nicolas Pepe of Lille celebrates 2-0 during the French League 1  match between Lille v Olympique Lyon at the Stade Pierre Mauroy on December 1, 2018 in Lille France

According to The Times, Tottenham Hotspur are interested in Pepe, who is valued at €41.8 million (£37.37m) by the CIES Football Observatory.

According to Le10 Sport, Tottenham’s bitter North London rivals Arsenal - now managed by former Sevilla and Paris Saint-Germain manager Unai Emery - are interested in Pepe (click here to read more), while The Sunday Mirror (print edition, page 65, September 30, 3018) has claimed of Everton’s interest in the winger (click here to read more).

Lille's Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Montpellier and Lille on December 4, 2018 at the the Mosson stadium in...

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