Arteta wants Pepe for Arsenal

The porto was crowned champion of the Portuguese Primeira Liga by defeating (0-1) the benfica in Da Luz thanks to a goal from Zaidu in the add. The Nigerian left-back finished a book against Eduardo Gabriel Aquino Cossa ‘Pepe’ (25 years old), an elusive Brazilian winger who has left very good feelings in his first year in Portugal.

Four assists in the last six days

Signed last summer from Guild of Porto Alegre in exchange for 15 million euros, Pepe It took him a while to gain a foothold in the team but he ended up being key in achieving the thirtieth league title in the history of the dragons, giving four assists in the last six days and adding them to the four goals he had already scored up to then.

A performance that, according to ‘A Bola’, has called the attention of Mikel Artetatechnician of Arsenal. The Portuguese newspaper points to Pepewith a termination clause of 60 million euros and a contract in force until 2026, as a potential replacement for Gabriel Martinelli in case the Brazilian international leaves the Emirates Stadium next summer.

Arteta recently renewed his contract with Arsenal

Arteta recently renewed his contract with Arsenal

Stu Forster