Aubameyang: I turned down some offers from Barcelona
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has said that Barcelona was among several clubs that had made offers for him. Before he extended his contract with Arsenal.
The 31-year-old striker, Aubameyang listened to offers before dedicating his future to the London club.
He signed a new three-year contract with Arsenal earlier this month. Ending rumors of his future.
It was rumored that Barcelona loved the Gabonese striker and he admitted that the Spanish giants’ management had tried to seduce him. But Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta had persuaded him to stay in north London.
“I have had several offers, mainly from Barca, but also from other clubs.” said Aubameyang.
“My priority was to stay for two reasons: first the coach Mikel Arteta and second the love that the fans have expressed to me at the club.”, he added.