Date: 21st November 2018 at 12:50pm
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are considering a January swoop for Lille’s Nicolas as they look to replace the injured Danny Welbeck.

It is unclear as to how long Welbeck will be sidelined for, but the forward may well miss the remainder of the season which could prompt Unai Emery to bring in January reinforcements as a result.

Lille winger has been linked with a move for in recent weeks and, according to The Times, Emery is considering a move for the forward when the winter opens.

Pepe, who is also being tracked by Tottenham, has netted eight goals in 13 appearances so far this season and is thought to be valued at around £27million.

Emery’s main target this season is to seal a qualification spot for next season and may look to recruit a couple of new faces in January to achieve his goal.