As featured on NewsNow: Football news

Arsenal defender Gabriel: Pepe influenced my choice

Arsenal defender Gabriel Magalhaes admits speaking to Nicolas Pepe before his departure from Lille.

Pepe had made the same move the previous year.

Speaking to Sky Sports, the Brazilian said: “I spoke with Pepe before I moved.

“I asked him how it was at the club.

“Of course, he influenced my decision. He was one of the reasons why I decided to move to Arsenal.

“It was because I had played with him."

About the author

Paul Vegas

Have your say
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

  1. Go Ad-Free
  2. Faster site experience
  3. Support great writing
  4. Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free