Gary Lineker thinks Nicolas Pepe will come good for Arsenal

The FA Cup in the BBC studio with host Gary Lineker during the FA Cup Quarter Final match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Manchester United at Molineux on March 16, 2019 in...

Nicolas Pepe joined Arsenal in the summer transfer window.

The FA Cup in the BBC studio with host Gary Lineker during the FA Cup Quarter Final match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Manchester United at Molineux on March 16, 2019 in...

Gary Lineker has predicted on Twitter that Nicolas Pepe will eventually come good for Arsenal.

The former Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City striker made the prediction about Pepe while responding to Rodney Marsh.

The ex-Queens Park Rangers and Manchester City forward asked Lineker whether he stills thinks that the Ivory Coast international is suited to the Gunners.

 

Marsh asked the question following Arsenal’s 2-0 defeat to Leicester in the Premier League on Saturday evening.

Pepe came on as a substitute in the 77th minute, and Lineker believes that the 24-year-old winger will eventually turn on the style for the Gunners.

Nicolas Pepe of Arsenal reacts to Ben Chilwell of Leicester City during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Arsenal FC at The King Power Stadium on November 09, 2019 in...

Arsenal spell

Pepe joined Arsenal from Lille in the summer transfer window amid much hype and expectation.

According to WhoScored, against Leicester, the winger had a pass accuracy of 75%, won one header, took 14 touches, attempt two dribbles, and made one clearance.

So far this season, Pepe has made eight starts and three substitute appearances in the Premier League for Arsenal, scoring one goal and providing two assists in the process, according to WhoScored.

Pepe has made one start and three substitute appearances in the Europa League, scoring two goals and providing two assists in the process, according to WhoScored.

Nicolas Pepe of Arsenal FC in action during the UEFA Europa League group F match between Vitoria Guimaraes and Arsenal FC at Estadio Dom Afonso Henriques on November 06, 2019 in Guimaraes,...

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