Jamie Redknapp heaps praise on Nicolas Pepe in Arsenal’s defeat to Liverpool

first_imgAdvertisement Arsenal suffered a 3-1 defeat to Liverpool (Picture: Getty)‘When they started to be a bit more direct, that’s when they started to cause problems.‘You can see the keeper doesn’t know what to do, Virgil van Dijk has had problems all game.‘I don’t think it’s necessarily because he’s not playing well, I just think it’s more because of Pepe.’MORE: David Luiz outlines Premier League title ambitions with Arsenal despite Liverpool defeatMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City Pepe started for the first time against Liverpool (Picture: Getty)Jamie Redknapp heaped praise on Nicolas Pepe’s performance against Liverpool despite Arsenal suffering a 3-1 defeat at Anfield.Pepe was handed his first start by Unai Emery for the clash and became the first Premier League player in 50 games to go past Virgil van Dijk.Liverpool were superb against Arsenal, but Redknapp explained Pepe was giving Van Dijk problems throughout the game.‘In Pepe they’ve probably had the best player on the pitch,’ Redknapp said on Sky Sports during half-time.ADVERTISEMENT Liverpool 3-1 Arsenal: Unai Emery press conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 6:47FullscreenLiverpool 3-1 Arsenal: Unai Emery press conferencehttps://metro.co.uk/video/liverpool-3-1-arsenal-unai-emery-press-conference-1992224/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.‘I’ve seen Arsenal come here in the last few years and they haven’t done anything at all.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘But they have got a special talent in Pepe, I’ve been so impressed with him.‘He’s always looking to run on the shoulder, he’s causing mayhem. Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterSunday 25 Aug 2019 1:44 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link574Shares Comment Jamie Redknapp heaps praise on Nicolas Pepe in Arsenal’s defeat to Liverpoollast_img

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