Chelsea ‘s 33-year-old striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang , who joined this summer, is reportedly planning to leave the team after considering his long-term football career, according to reports. Looking for a next home to continue his football career with stability.
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Veterans who have played in the Bundesliga, Premier League and La Liga
Aubameyang joined Arsenal from Dortmund in the Bundesliga in 2018 for a transfer fee of £56 million, setting a record for the highest transfer fee in team history. He played 128 games in 4 seasons with Arsenal and contributed 92 goals and 21 assists, helping Dortmund and Arsenal to make a lot of contributions.
At the same time, Aubameyang also scored 22 goals in the 2018-2019 season and became the top scorer in the Premier League. He also won 2 Premier League Player of the Month, Premier League Golden Boot and FA Cup Finals. Best player and other honors.
But since Mikel Arteta took over as Arsenal’s new manager, Aubameyang’s playing opportunities have been diminished, leading the veteran to leave to develop his career prospects, and the two sides agreed to end the partnership. Young also naturally moved to Barcelona, which lacked an offensive striker, in the winter transfer window at the end of January this year with a free salary cut to enter La Liga and help the team to qualify for the Champions League.
The 33-year-old striker played 17 games for Barcelona last season, scoring 11 times to help the team secure second place in La Liga. However, with the introduction of Bundesliga Bayern Munich’s gold medal striker Robert Lewandowski this summer, Aubameyang has gradually fallen out of favor in Barcelona, and his playing opportunities have been repeatedly cut this season.
However, considering the value of Aubameyang’s transaction, Barcelona is willing to sell him to other teams this summer to achieve the purpose of freeing up places in the lineup and balancing salary expenditures. Premier League Chelsea are the most keen suitors, beating rivals Manchester United before the transfer window closes this summer and reaching an agreement with Barcelona to sign Aubameyang to bring him back to the Premier League.
It is worth mentioning that Thomas Tuchel, who was still the Chelsea coach at the time, once coached Aubameyang in Dortmund in the Bundesliga. The two reunited at Chelsea and hoped to reach a new peak. But the good times did not last long. A few days after the introduction of the veteran, Chelsea had a sluggish start to the Premier League. Coach Tuchel was immediately fired by the team, and former Premier League Brighton coach Graham Potter took over as Chelsea coach. bit.
Now Aubameyang has contributed 1 goal in a Premier League game this season under the command of Chelsea’s new coach, and has contributed 1 goal in 3 Champions League games for the team.
Considering a move to Paris Saint-Germain (PSG)
However, Aubameyang, who had a temporary foothold in Chelsea after the transfer, had the intention of leaving the team due to the new coach and the unstable number of games played. In addition, there is still one year left in Aubameyang’s contract. Chelsea coach Porter is open to selling the veteran.
It is reported that French Ligue 1 Paris Saint-Germain and Aubameyang have been in contact and are negotiating a transfer next summer. It is clear that Aubameyang is planning his future football career for next summer without renewing his contract with Chelsea.
In addition, the seasoned veteran has also set foot in the Ligue 1, having been loaned to Dean FCO, Monaco and Lille during his football career, and then played for AC Milan. But he has not played in Ligue 1 for nine years since he left Saint-Etienne in 2013.
Now Aubameyang is likely to move to Paris Saint-Germain and return to Ligue 1. As for whether Chelsea will extend the contract for the veteran, it also depends on Aubameyang’s performance this season. It is also unknown that he may be able to get Chelsea’s contract extension with his excellent performance.