Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ‘completes Barcelona move’
Barcelona have completed a deal for Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, according to Fabrizio Romano.
The 32-year-old’s hopes of securing a move to Catalonia appeared to have been dashed earlier on deadline day over financial disagreements between clubs, but in a major turnaround, Aubameyang is now expected to join the club on a free transfer.
Aubameyang was pictured arriving in Barcelona to the surprise of both clubs before a deal was struck, and the striker has since been seen side-by-side with Barca president Joan Laporta ahead of his imminent arrival at Camp Nou.
An announcement is expected soon following Monday’s 11pm deadline, and Romano claims that Aubameyang’s switch to La Liga is now a done deal.
Romano adds that the former Borussia Dortmund man has now completed his medical in Catalonia and prepares to leave Arsenal after being exiled from the squad under Mikel Arteta.
Aubameyang registered 92 goals and 21 assists in 163 appearances for the Gunners across all competitions during his four years in North London, winning the FA Cup and Community Shield in that time.
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