Napoli seem to have lost out to Arsenal for Nicolas Pepe, as while Lille sell for €80m, only the Gunners agreed to his agents’ demands.
The situation reached a head this week when Pepe’s agents landed by helicopter in the Napoli pre-season training camp Dimaro.
Coach Carlo Ancelotti confirmed he had met them as part of negotiations, while Lille President Gerard Lopez announced the €80m asking price had been met.
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