Premier League giants Chelsea have opened talks with former Arsenal players. their London rival To grab the team to enhance the offensive line before the summer market players will close.
Chelsea have reportedly opened talks with Barcelona as they are interested in signing. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang before the transfer window closes The Blues have signed Raheem Sterling in the summer but Thomas Tuchel is keen to add another striker following the departure of Romelu Lukaku . The Gabon national team player recently moved to Camp Nou in February. And he wants to stay with Barca. But he is a player the club is willing to sell to raise funds for new player registrations.
And according to Fabricio Romano , Chelsea have identified Aubameyang as the new striker they want. The Blues have contacted Barcelona to initiate talks. New owner Todd Bohly spoke to Barcelona’s board earlier this summer about a transfer. That may occur Premier giants The league has yet to make a formal offer for the former Arsenal captain. However Tuchel has had a close relationship with Aubameyang since his time at Dortmund. And Chelsea tried to use that to their advantage.
Bohly will push for a confirmed deal as he is keen to give Tuchel everything he wants. Including left-back, right-back, centre-back midfield and forward. So far, Bohly has not achieved as much success as he wanted in this transfer window. He had trouble negotiating with top clubs and later missed out on many big names. After the departure of Petr Cech and Marina Granovskaya
Chelsea’s decision to turn to Aubameyang comes after Bohly missed the signing of former Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski . Deciding to move to Barcelona for a fee of 42.5 million pounds, Aubameyang could be seen as a great option considering he has scored 68 goals in 128 games in the Premier League. Gold in the 2018-2019 season after scoring equal to Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane.
However, Aubameyang’s time in the English top-flight ended poorly after being refrigerated by Mikel Arteta, preventing him from playing for the Gunners for three months and being sacked. Captained in February 2022, the 33-year-old has scored 92 goals in 163 appearances for Arsenal. But his time at the UFABET club has been a discipline issue, and he has been ‘admonished for responsibility’ after violating COVID-19 rules for tattoos.
He was also late to practice several times and as a result was dropped as a substitute. Aubameyang is not the first Arsenal player to be punished by Arteta. Previously, there were Mesut Ozil and Matteo Guendouzi, however, Aubameyang later moved to Barcelona, scoring 13 goals in all competitions. and helped his new club win the UEFA Champions League qualifiers.