Arsenal fans are going crazy for Nicolas Pepe after he scored in Ivory Coast’s 3-1 win over DR Congo on Sunday.
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Pepe hasn’t enjoyed the best of times at the Emirates Stadium this season, scoring a solitary goal in his 10 appearances for the club (via Transfermarkt).
International teammate Wilfried Zaha called for patience from the north London faithful amid the Ivorian’s woes, highlighting his tender age.
Pepe is only 23-years-old, but he enjoyed a barnstorming season in Ligue 1 last campaign, scoring 22 goals and providing 11 assists for former club Lille.
Fans were going crazy for Pepe after his goal for the Ivory Coast in their friendly win as they took to Twitter to react.
Here is a selection of tweets from the Arsenal fans:
He’ll do it for us just needs time and patience
— Brywithay (@Brywithay3) October 14, 2019
Pepe Hattrick incoming!!
— Amaku__ (@Ace_blinks) October 14, 2019
Yeeeeees pepe, he scored a back heel yesterday, that was nice Nic Pepe, I got a lot of patience for Pepe because the moment he settles at arsenal and all the pressure to deliver is absorbed I will be smiling each weekend!! #PepeIsHere
— Danny the journalist (@DannyJournalist) October 14, 2019
I’m all for this NP propaganda
— deus (@ogumba_) October 14, 2019
— Collins Kiprotich (@Collins20407541) October 14, 2019
Go on Pepe Lad
— Lewis Riddell (@LewisRiddell7) October 14, 2019
Arsenal fans, how many goals do you think Pepe will end up with come May 2020? Let us know your thoughts!
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