Important Arsenal Star Emerges as Massive Transfer Target for Spanish Side Barcelona

Important Arsenal Star Emerges as Massive Transfer Target for Spanish Side Barcelona

Ibitoye Shittu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:55 PM
In this article:
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang logo
P. Aubameyang
Al-Qadisiya logoFGabon logo
  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could be on his way to Spanish La Liga giants Barcelona before the close of the transfer window
  • Barcelona are looking for another striker this month with Alvaro Morata topping the list in the January transfer
  • The Catalan chiefs are now eyeing a move for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as their plan B if they fail to get Morata

Barcelona who are Spanish La Liga giants are reportedly putting Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in their plan B should they fail to land Alvaro Morata who is their main target.

Alvaro Morata is currently playing for Juventus on loan from Atletico Madrid and negotiations between his club and those in charge of Barcelona is said to have broken.

Since Xavi was appointed as Barcelona coach, the Spaniard has been working his ways around to make sure that the club perform well this season in all competition.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in action for Premier League side Arsenal. Photo by Alex Pantling
Source: Getty Images

According to the report on 90min and Dailycannon, Barcelona chiefs could be dwelling on Aubameyang's current situation at Arsenal to lure him to Spain.

What is Aubameyang's current status at Arsenal?

Before going to Cameroon with the Gabonese national team for the 2021 African Cup of Nations, Aubameyang has been having issues with Mikel Arteta at Arsenal and has missed some games.

Aubameyang looks to secure a potential move away from Arsenal this month as he’s not joining the squad on their mid-season trip to Dubai.

What is Arsenal's current position on the Premier League table?

After 21 games played so far this season in the Premier League, Arsenal are currently occupying sixth position on the table with 36 points as their fight to finish among the top 4 continues.

Arteta visits Arsenal owners in United States of America, fans expect busy January transfer window

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Mikel Arteta's recent visit to Arsenal's owners in the United States of America has many fans hopeful of a busy end to the January transfer window.

Arsenal are owned by Stanley Kroenke, an American businessman who also owns the Los Angeles Rams of the NFL, Denver Nuggets of the NBA and the Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer among other sporting teams.

The last time this happened, Arsenal spent big money on new players. Fans are hoping that this will be the case again.

According to the Express, Arteta's visit was also to discuss the future of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The Arsenal captain has not played a professional game since he was punished by Arteta in December for breaching Arsenal's disciplinary code.

Ibitoye Shittu photo
Ibitoye Shittu
Editor- Local Desk