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Inter Milan Make First Move For 19-Goal Chelsea Target



Nicolas Pepe

Italian Serie A giants Inter Milan are the first club to make a move for highly-rated Lille winger Nicolas Pepe according to the reports coming out of the media in France.

Ivorian international Pepe has had a season of his life for Lille this term and it’s not surprising that the major European sides are on his trail.

The specific report from France Football revealed that one of those interested clubs has made the first move to sign Pepe.

Inter Milan have put in an official bid for the in-form Lille winger in their quest to usurp other interested parties.

Nicolas Pepe has been linked with clubs like Manchester United, Paris Saint Germain (PSG), German Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich, Arsenal and West London giants Chelsea.

The Ivorian attacker has scored 19 goals in the French Ligue 1 this season in addition to 11 assists.

No player has more assists than Nicolas Pepe in the league this term while it’s only Paris Saint Germain (PSG) forward Kylian Mbappe that has scored more league goals this season.

Pepe has been in superb form for Lille and his goal contributions (30 goals) have propelled Lille to the top two on the French Ligue 1 table.

Lille are on course to return to the Champions League next season.