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Arsenal decide against sending Nicolas Pepe on loan

Arsenal will not be loaning Nicolas Pepe during the January transfer window.

The Ivorian seemed to have completely ruined with relationship with Mikel Arteta after was sent-off against Leeds United on Sunday.

Pepe was given his marching orders after headbutting Leeds defender Ezgjan Alioski.

Gunners manager Arteta was furious after the game, calling Pepe's actions 'unacceptable'.

But The Times claims that reports about Arsenal planning to move Pepe are incorrect.

Arteta has said to have put his arm around Pepe with a few days past since the Elland Road incident.

The 25-year-old will now get a chance to prove himself for the rest of this season.

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