Although new to Barcelona, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang may leave the Nou Camp this summer to return to the Premier League. The 33-year-old striker is unpopular with coach Xavi Hernandez and the Catalan giants are looking to sell the former Arsenal star to get some money back.
Striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is said to have agreed a three-year deal with Chelsea
Aubameyang joined Barcelona in January, after finishing his time at Arsenal. Since then, the Gabon international has played 24 official matches and scored 13 goals. These numbers do not seem to be good enough for Barcelona, who are looking to sell the former Borussia Dortmund player in order to reduce the number of players in the team and consider Chelsea’s offer.
The “Blues” are interested in signing the experienced striker, for whom they have offered up to 19 million euros. In fact, in a recent press conference, Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel left the door open at Stamford Bridge for the striker: “Until the market closes, there is a possibility of signing.”
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The fact that Aubameyang could join the Chelsea club was published in the Sport newspaper in Barcelona, which ensured that the player had accepted the three-year offer of the London team, and offered him a higher salary than that of the club. what to get with the Catalan team. However, the aforementioned media also clarified that there is still no agreement between Barcelona and Chelsea on the final price of the deal.
Aubameyang was once the captain and main striker of Arsenal, Chelsea’s city rivals. However, the Gabon striker repeatedly violated discipline, causing coach Michel Arteta to decide to strip him of the captain’s armband, remove from the main squad and ask the leadership to “expel” Aubameyang from the Emirates Stadium.