No More Spider-Man Boots: Nicolas Pépé to Leave Adidas?

Arsenal forward Nicolas Pépé could be leaving Adidas, a short time after he garnered the attention of the internet for wearing the Nemeziz 'Spider-Man' special-edition boots.

As spotted by the excellent bootsculture account on Instagram, Pépé laced up in a pair of blacked-out New Balance Furon v5 boots. That's the same model worn by Liverpool winger Sadio Mané - and not anyone else really.

It makes perfect sense for New Balance to try and pick up more high-profile players, considering the brand's very thin roster. If you want to sell football boots, you better have some professionals wear them.

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So far, no details about the deal between Adidas and Pépé have surfaced. However, it's worth noting that BeIN Sport reported Adidas would try to get him to Bayern back in March - this would suggest a pretty strong relationship between brand and player, who, while not in Germany, ended up signing with another 3-stripe club.

Stay tuned for updates as they become available.

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