Nicolas Pepe: 2019/20 Performances

Discussion in 'Arsenal Talk' started by Aevi, Aug 1, 2019.

  1. Ashybashy86

    Ashybashy86 Well-Known Member


    Completely agree. If we get this level or better from Pepe, we’re in for exciting times ahead. Alexis had his own way of toying with players and was a joy to watch.
     
    Last edited: Aug 26, 2019
  2. Let's play Aubamawang

    Let's play Aubamawang Active Member

    Not to mention he carried the team through a fair few away games. Our away form has been dismal since he left..
     
  3. Ashybashy86

    Ashybashy86 Well-Known Member

    He had his moments, but Pepe is superior.
     
  4. Ozil'sCloakOfInvisibility

    Ozil'sCloakOfInvisibility Not a Closet Spurs Fan

    He is. Alexis' style of play changed after his first season. Became less of a dribbler, and more of a guy who arrived late into the box.
     
  5. Tosker

    Tosker Hates Foreigners

    he started dribbling until he got near enough to shoot, rather than dribbling until he could pass - and that too often meant dribbling until he was dispossessed

    had he played with Auba and Laca he might have been willing to pass more often, but he had Giroud up front, so some excuse for him
     
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  6. Ozil'sCloakOfInvisibility

    Ozil'sCloakOfInvisibility Not a Closet Spurs Fan

    Even his 2nd season, he was out for like a couple of months but still scored 17 goals. Which is amazing for a wide player.
     
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  7. TakeChillPill

    TakeChillPill Well-Known Member

    Have to admit I was gutted we didn't get Zaha and wasn't too sure about Pepe.

    I'm glad I've been proven wrong. Much better dribbler hen I thought, reminds me of Rivaldo in some ways, In control but not in control at the same time, it's so unpredictable, It absolutely throws defenders off.

    Also what has surprised me and makes me believe he's gonig to be potentially a world class players is that he has that eye a pass and intelligence. That is something you can't teach, and he has it! It's because of that, I'm glad we got him over Zaha, now.

    Well done Raul and the team!
     
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  8. Furious

    Furious Xhaka Propagandist

    Auba and Pepe(or a player of his quality/ilk as he wasn't around at the time) are what the Özil/Alexis partnership deserved, but didn't get.

    Auba
    Alexis Özil Pepe
    :drool:
     
  9. OnlyOne

    OnlyOne Short man Syndrome

    Alexis is still one of my favourite ever Arsenal players in terms of just football. He was immense for a few years.
     
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  10. razörist

    razörist Soft With The Ladies, Hard With The Mes

    Rumour has it Ed Woodward watches this video in tears every week before putting 500k in Alexis bank account.
     
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  11. Beksl

    Beksl Sell All The Youngsters


    Who's gonna track back? :lol:
     
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  12. kraphtous

    kraphtous Raul Stanllehi

    This is what Emery has done to Arsenal fans, worrying about tracking back while you have Alexis, Özil, Aubameyang and Pepe in attack :rofl:
     
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  13. Furious

    Furious Xhaka Propagandist

    Emery bumboy detected.
     
  14. Beksl

    Beksl Sell All The Youngsters

    :lol:

    stfu cvnt.
     
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  15. BigPoppaPump

    BigPoppaPump Well-Known Member

    The same guys who hate on Alexis are the ones who cream themselves over Lacazette's 17 and 19 goal seasons. Not to mention Alexis was amazing away from home while Lacazette is another Özil when it comes to away games.
     
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  16. TakeChillPill

    TakeChillPill Well-Known Member

    Alexis is a bonified match winner! Had that bit of magic to turn a game on its head and win a game ( other players in a similar ilk in recent years were RvP and Arshavin).

    However he was an induvidual and his induviduality did impact our overall team play. Slowing down counters, hogging the ball, wanting to be at the centre of everything. Led to us having a real lack of rhythem in our team play.
     
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  17. OnlyOne

    OnlyOne Short man Syndrome

    Why would anyone compare the two?
     
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  18. hydrofluoric acid

    hydrofluoric acid Prefers To Be Called Dennis

    True Laca can't even get close to prime Sanchez in his own dreams.
     
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  19. Toby Andrl

    Toby Andrl Part Time Stuttgart Fan Trusted

    Top notch exchange.
     
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  20. truth_hurts

    truth_hurts Well-Known Member

    Alexis was amazing for his first 18 months, genuinely worked class. Although he has a long way to go to be compared to Alexis, Pepe is far more exciting to watch in my opinion.

    We need to get him on the ball more.
     
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