Barcelona, Liverpool in race to sign Nicolas Pepe

Barcelona, Liverpool in race to sign Nicolas Pepe
Nicolas Pepe

by Staff Reporter

Monday Apr 22, 2019. 15:00

Uefa Champions League semi-final opponents Barcelona and Liverpool are among the club's interested in signing Ivory Coast attacker Nicolas Pepe.

According to Le10Sport, the attacker has a catalogue of potential suitors, all lining up to swoop for his services ahead of the 2019-20 season.

Apart from Barcelona and Liverpool, Inter, Chelsea, PSG and Bayern Munich are also reported admirers of the Lille winger.

Pepe has scored an impressive 19 goals, assisting a further 13 in 33 French Ligue 1 appearances this season.

The 23-year-old will be a key member of the Elephants squad eyeing Africa Cup of Nations glory in Egypt later this year. Ivory Coast are in Group D alongside Morocco, Namibia and South Africa.

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