Nicolas Pépé, the Ivorian forward who struggled to make an impact at Arsenal, has found a new home at Trabzonspor. As the transfer window in Saudi Arabia and Turkey draws to a close, the Saudi option initially seemed favorable for Pépé. However, in a surprising turn of events, the player has decided to embark on a new journey in Trebizond, joining the Turkish club.
Pépé’s departure from Arsenal has been long anticipated, with the club actively seeking an exit strategy for the costly misfit. Under the guidance of manager Mikel Arteta, the Gunners have finally managed to offload one of their most expensive surplus players.
In a move that comes as a blow to Arsenal’s finances, no transfer fee will be received for Pépé’s departure. Instead, the decision has been made to terminate his contract, allowing him to join Trabzonspor as a free agent.
Trabzonspor, eager to welcome their new acquisition, will provide a private jet for Pépé’s immediate travel. The forward is expected to complete his medical examination tomorrow and be officially presented as a Trabzonspor player.
This unexpected transfer marks a significant chapter in Pépé’s career, as he seeks to reignite his potential and make a fresh start in Turkey. With the move to Trabzonspor, Pépé will have the opportunity to showcase his skills in a new environment and prove his worth on the pitch.