Date: 24th September 2018 at 4:30pm
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president Lopez has confirmed that there are a “few big clubs” tracking winger Nicolas .

French publication Le10 Sport have reported that Arsenal are tracking the 23-year-old, while Manchester United and have also been linked with a move for the player.

Speaking on RMC Sport on Friday evening, Lopez revealed that Pepe had been the subject of interest from other teams:

“It’s true, there are a few big clubs that are interested, clubs have contacted us directly after the window to find out how to proceed.”

He was also adamant, however, that the Ligue One club would not sell the Ivorian international during the January , stating that at a “minimum,” he would be staying until the end of the season.

Pepe has been in excellent form so far this campaign. The winger has scored four goals and contributed three assists in six matches, including a hat-trick against Amiens last week.

Manager seems to be keen to add pace to the wings with the club having been linked with ’ Cristian Pavon and Belgian international Yannick Carrasco over the past few days.