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Van Persie offers Arsenal striker Pepe some playing advice

Former Arsenal captain Robin van Persie has offered Nicolas Pepe some playing advice.

The Ivorian £72million club record signing scored just his third Premier League goal for the Gunners against Manchester United on New Year's Day, opening the scoring after just eight minutes.

"With Pepe I do believe that today he played really well but he can go one level up," pundit Van Persie told BT Sport after the game between his two former Premier League clubs.

"If he makes those runs in the final third.

"Because now with crosses from the other [left] side, he's still enjoying the moment, he's still watching the game."

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