The Gabonese soccer star has reportedly reached an agreement to join Barcelona as a free agent. Following Aubameyang’s decision to early terminate his contract with Arsenal, which was due to run until 2023.
At Barcelona, Aubameyang is said to have a six-month contract with an option to extend it by a year. However, Aubameyang’s move almost didn’t materialize due to salary issues despite the player having already arrived in Spain.
However, not long after the transfer Aubameyang to Barcelona finally happened too. The former Borussia Dortmund star is ready to cut his salary to play at Barcelona so Arsenal can save money by not paying his salary.
Barcelona is to announce the signing of the 32-year-old striker on Tuesday (02/01/2022) local time. This morning, Aubameyang was spotted after the Barcelona training session.
In a photo taken by Spanish journalist Toni Juanmarti, Aubameyang is faintly visible near Ousmane Dembele during a training session in Barcelona.
“Aubameyang took part in practice with his teammates this morning. He followed Xavi’s orders, although it was not officially announced. He was very close to Dembele all morning,” Juanmarti wrote in the caption for the photo he uploaded to social media.
Aubameyang actually not the main target attackers Barcelona this time at the winter market. Xavi wanted to loan Juventus striker Alvaro Morata but Morata’s owner Atletico Madrid refused because he didn’t want his players to strengthen opposing clubs.
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