Barcelona and Juventus monitoring Arsenal attacker’s situation following fall out

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Despite signing a new contract, after being stripped of his captaincy earlier this week, the future of Arsenal attacker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang suddenly seems far from assured.

A recent report from Spanish outlet Sport has claimed that Barcelona, as well as Juventus, are intrigued by the Gabonese striker’s situation and suggest a move could be made possible by the player’s now-fractured relationship with the Gunners’ hierarchy.

After joining the club in 2018 following a £57.4m move from German side Borussia Dortmund, Aubameyang, 32, has gone on to feature in 163 matches, in all competitions and directly contributed to 113 goals, along the way.

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However, following more than one disciplinary breach in recent times, the 32-year-old, who recently saw his captain’s armband removed, is now a candidate to be moved on.

Arsenal’s Aubameyang is being linked with a move to Barcelona or Juventus.

If Arsenal is to cash in on their lawless striker then now could be a perfect time.

With two years still left on his bumper contract, rumoured to see him earn within the region of £250,000-per week (Spotrac), the Gunners could demand a decent fee.

Not only that though – failure to offload Aubameyang could see the club endure another Mesut Ozil style saga and that is certainly something everybody involved in the club will want to avoid, if possible.

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