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​Arsenal winger Pepe should be worried about Willian signing - Cascarino

Arsenal winger Nicholas Pepe should be concerned about his future at the club.

That is according to Tony Cascarino.

The former striker turned pundit believes the arrival of Willian on a free transfer from Chelsea signals Pepe could be out of the team next term.

Willian has signed on a three year deal and plays right wing, where Pepe also likes to operate.

"Well, if you're judging on how Willian has played in the last season then it's a great decision to take a very experienced pro that he will add more," Cascarino told TalkSport.

"I think Arsenal are going in a certain direction and a type of player and he ticks a lot of them boxes. I think Arteta is making that shrewd signing of a great pro coming to your club, which is the complete opposite of Ozil going out because I don't think he is a great pro.

"I think he is a naturally fit athlete, I think he could easily do two years and he might even do his third."

He went on to say: "Pepe [should be worried] if he is on the right, which he normally plays and Pepe is a young lad. Hopefully, he will learn from Willian and some of the things he doesn't do as well.

"Pepe's got incredible trickery. He will go at players and he will sometimes commit and go past them.

"But it's competition."

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