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Arsenal planning to listen to offers for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang this summer | Sportslens.com



According to Football Insider, Arsenal are planning to listen to offers for striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang this summer.

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The 31-year-old signed a three-year deal worth £300,000-a-week last September, but it appears that they regret that decision already and will be keen to cash in on him for the right price in order to bolster their transfer coffers for the summer.

Aubameyang was reportedly willing to leave Arsenal at the end of last season for Barcelona in order to play with Lionel Messi.

The Gunners were said to have been left furious with the La Liga giants over their pursuit of the Gabonese and the persistent rumours linking him with a move to Camp Nou.

Aubameyang appeared to have caught the eyes of Barca with his form at the time having bagged the Golden Boot with 22 Premier League goals during 2018-19.

The Arsenal star also ended 2019-20 with 22 EPL goals, and while Barcelona are still looking for a striker after failing to replace Luis Suarez last summer, his form this term would not have done him any favours.

Aubameyang has just nine goals in 24 EPL games this season, and it is hard to see the Camp Nou giants still keen on him.

There is a feeling among Arsenal coaches that he has peaked, and finding a suitor willing to meet their price and his demands could be herculean.

While there are just four points and two places between them and the top-seven in the Premier League table with nine games to go, the Gunners could miss out entirely on European football next season, and winning the Europa League or the rest of their league games is their most realistic route to continental football next term.

Failure to qualify for Europe will deal a huge blow on their finances and chances of landing top players in the summer, and while selling Aubameyang would help raise funds, not many suitors can afford the Gabonese at the moment.

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