Loic Remy has warned Nicolas Pepe that he can not have ‘at some point of being lazy’ or he dangers being changed at Arsenal.
Pepe joined the north London membership on the again of scoring 22 Ligue 1 objectives and offering eleven assists within the French high flight in 2018/19, however has thus far did not dwell as much as expectations in his 18 months on the membership.
There have been fleeting moments of high quality, however a haul of simply 13 objectives in 62 appearances has been a disappointing return for the winger, who has struggled to cement a spot in Mikel Arteta’s beginning XI.
And Remy, who made 47 appearances for Chelsea in three years at Stamford Bridge, has urged the Ivorian to get into gear sooner reasonably than later.
“He was flying in Lille and he was one of the best participant within the crew,” Remy advised Purpose. “Then, while you get to the subsequent step, the expectation is admittedly excessive. You can’t have at some point of being lazy or late. The depth in massive golf equipment is like that.
“You may’t complain and there’s not a lot time to adapt. You may’t get away with errors anymore like you possibly can at smaller golf equipment. There are all the time gamers ready on the bench to take your spot.
“They are going to be coaching their hardest to exchange you and that’s the most important distinction between massive golf equipment and a smaller membership.
“For him, the entire crew are having a troublesome season. Arsenal is Arsenal, so I believe they may get again to having good outcomes even when there aren’t any simple video games within the Premier League.”
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Pepe has as soon as once more struggled with simply two objectives in 11 appearances this marketing campaign.
And final month, former Gunners midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong urged Emirates chiefs to promote the Ivorian if he doesn’t step up his sport.
“Once I have a look at Pepe, I don’t see any aggression and dedication,” Frimpong advised PlayOJO .
“When he makes a mistake, he smiles or laughs and for me, I discover that irritating.
“There was numerous hype about Pepe coming to Arsenal and he’s been very disappointing.
“He’s one other participant I believe must step up his sport and if he doesn’t, we have to get him out and usher in different gamers to assist push us up the desk.”