Arsenal star reveals the secret to Nicolas Pepe’s free-kick prowess

first_imgArsenal star reveals the secret to Nicolas Pepe’s free-kick prowess ‘He’s playing well and consistently as well. Obviously the goals hadn’t come before but tonight he’s scored two unbelievable free-kicks. We’re so happy for him tonight.‘He practices free-kicks and penalties a lot, and is always putting them away. I’m not surprised he scored both tonight.‘Nico works very hard in training. He always stays behind after to practice his set-pieces, I think tonight he’s shown what he’s capable of doing and I’m sure they won’t be the two last goals he scores. His ability is unbelievable.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalSmith Rowe burst onto the scene during last season’s Europa League group stage campaign but his progress has been stunted by a series of injuries following his loan move to RB Leipzig in January.‘It’s a great feeling. Obviously I got concussion a couple of weeks ago. I’m just buzzing to be back on the pitch,’ the teenager added.‘Tonight was a big game for me personally. I just want to keep training every day and trying to prove myself when I get given the opportunity.’Will Mesut Ozil ever play again for Arsenal?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Robin van Persie slams Arsenal boss Unai Emery and reveals why he’ll never compare to Arsene WengerMORE: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s priceless reaction to stunning Nicolas Pepe free-kick Metro Sport ReporterFriday 25 Oct 2019 7:10 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link Nicolas Pepe scored two sensational free-kicks in Arsenal’s 3-2 win over Vitoria (Picture: Getty)Arsenal star Emile Smith Rowe admitted it was no surprise at all that Nicolas Pepe performed a sensational rescue act with two late free-kicks in last night’s 3-2 win over Vitoria.Unai Emery, facing mounting criticism from his own fans, was staring at the prospect of a second defeat in four days when he brought on the club’s record signing with 15 minutes remaining.Pepe has endured a difficult start to his Arsenal career following his £72million transfer from Lille in the summer, but kick-started his Gunners career with two sublime goals the second of which came deep into stoppage time.AdvertisementAdvertisementSmith Rowe, one of Arsenal’s more impressive performers on a testing night, was delighted for the Ivory Coast international but claimed he was confident his new teammate was always destined to come good given how hard he works on the training ground.ADVERTISEMENT‘I think Pepe’s improving every day,’ said the young Englishman.NICOLAS PEPE HAS DONE IT AGAIN! 🔥He rips a free-kick into the top corner in added time to snatch all three points!Sensational strike! 🙌 pic.twitter.com/HLZ6NVZjaU— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) October 24, 2019 Advertisement Comment Advertisementlast_img

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