Manchester United are preparing a shock £50million bid for Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
According to The Sun, the Gunners could cash in on their star man with his contract set to expire in the summer of 2021.
chiefs have supposedly accepted the 30-year-old will not sign a new
deal and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is ready to take advantage.
has been linked with a move away from Mikel Arteta’s side with the club
crashing out of the Europa League and currently ninth in the Premier
Arsenal paid Borussia Dortmund a club record fee of £56million for the Gabon international in January 2018.
and Paris Saint-Germain are also thought to be interested in signing
the striker and would be able to offer him Champions League football
assuming the competition goes ahead as planned next season.
United brought in Odion Ighalo on loan from Chinese side Shanghai
Greenland Shenhua in January after failing to sign Bournemouth’s Josh
Ighalo has made an impressive start to life at Old Trafford but it is unclear how long he will stay at the club.
club are yet to find a long-term replacement for Romelu Lukaku and have
suffered injuries to both Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial this
Aubameyang already has 20 goals in all competitions for 2019/2020 after scoring 31 times in the previous campaign.
of football Raul Sanllehi and technical director Edu wanted the club
captain to commit his long term future to the Gunners but Sanllehi and
managing director Vinai Venkatesham have also insisted they will avoid
repeating the situations of Aaron Ramsey and Jack Wilshere who both left
on a free transfer.
Mesut Ozil, Bukayo Saka, Shkodran
Mustafi and Reiss Nelson are also out of contract in 2021 but there is
more urgency to sort out Aubameyang’s future.