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Remy tells Pepe: You cannot have one day of being lazy or late at Arsenal

Loic Remy has urged Nicolas Pepe to maintain his focus at Arsenal.

The Ivorian played alongside Remy for a solitary season at Ligue 1 club Lille.

"He was flying in Lille and he was the best player in the team," Remy told Goal. "Then, when you get to the next step, the expectation is really high. You cannot have one day of being lazy or late. The intensity in big clubs is like that.

"You can't complain and there's not much time to adapt. You can't get away with mistakes anymore like you can at smaller clubs. There are always players waiting on the bench to take your spot.

"They will be training their hardest to replace you and that's the biggest difference between big clubs and a smaller club.

"For him, the whole team are having a difficult season. Arsenal is Arsenal, so I think they will get back to having good results even if there are no easy games in the Premier League."

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