Arsenal fans are hailing Raul Sanllehi after David Ornstein confirmed Arsenal had found an agreement with Lille for the transfer of Nicolas Pepe.

Lille forward Nicolas Pepe arrives to take part in a TV show on May 19, 2019 in Paris, as part of the 28th edition of the UNFP (French National Professional Football players Union) trophy ceremony. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)
Lille forward Nicolas Pepe arrives to take part in a TV show on May 19, 2019 in Paris, as part of the 28th edition of the UNFP (French National Professional Football players Union) trophy ceremony. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

Despite French media reports claiming that a deal had been agreed between the two clubs for the €80m transfer of Nicolas Pepe, the most respected journalists in Britain were still claiming there was nothing to the rumours.

That all changed on Saturday morning when the Ornacle spoke:

https://twitter.com/OldBlackHack/status/1155065207758213120

Cue mass hysteria, and a load of Arsenal fans rushing to demand Raul Sanllehi gets a statue:

https://twitter.com/afcMedium/status/1155041263143530496

https://twitter.com/Aubazettes/status/1155054829372432389

https://twitter.com/TheBottomCorner/status/1155011315821416450

https://twitter.com/Courtney_Whyte/status/1155061222787735552

https://twitter.com/liIadiere/status/1155046525837488130