- Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been at the centre of intense transfer speculation in recent days
- Barcelona and Chelsea are still in talks over the sale of Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
- After being spotted at an airport, many believed that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had agreed to join Chelsea
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has shut down reports that he has already agreed on a deal to join Chelsea FC in the English Premier League.
Chelsea have been in constant negotiations with Barcelona over the player’s services.
Aubameyang was spotted at Barcelona-El Prat airport, sparking intense speculation that he was on his way to England to complete his move to The Blues, Barca Universal reported.
Aubameyang featured and scored for Barcelona in their friendly game against Manchester United. The two sides met in a charity game that ended 3-3.
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Many believed that he had scored his final goal for the Spanish side during the game, especially once he was spotted at the airport the day after. Fans believed that he was on his way to England, but the 33-year-old striker has shut down those rumours spectacularly.
Taking to social media, he posted an image from Paris to say that there was more to life than football.
It’s understood that Aubameyang was on his way to Paris to attend to personal matters, not England, as the rumour mill has conjured up.
Talks are still underway between English side Chelsea and Spanish side Barcelona, but recent reports suggest a deal is close to being finalised.
Chelsea target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang leaves supporters in suspense with cryptic message
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has put the cat among the pigeons with a cryptic message on the micro-blogging platform, Twitter.
Chelsea are looking to reach an agreement with Barcelona for the services of Gabonese striker Aubameyang as a matter of urgency, after resuming talks with the Catalan giants on Thursday, according to reports.
With a cryptic message, the 34-year-old former Arsenal forward recently fuelled reports of his exit from Barcelona with seven days left till the end of the summer transfer window.