Arsenal have actually validated that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has actually left the club by shared permission ahead of his relocate to Barcelona.
The forward is set to sign up with Barca as a totally free representative having actually been approved a release from his existing Arsenal agreement.
A declaration on Arsenal’s main site read:
“Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has actually left the club by shared contract.
“Auba joined us from Borussia Dortmund in January 2018 and won the Premier League Golden Boot in his very first complete season in 2018/19. He scored both objectives in the 2020 FA Cup last win over Chelsea, and scored once again at Wembley as we won the FA Community Shield versus Liverpool at the start of last season.
“Auba has been our captain for the past two-and-a-half seasons and made 162 appearances, scoring 92 goals in all competitions.
“The 32-year-old was called African Footballer of the Year in 2015 and won the DFB-Pokal (German Cup) in 2017 throughout his time with Borussia Dortmund. His previous clubs have actually been a/c Milan, Dijon (loan), Lille (loan), Monaco (loan) and Saint-Etienne, together with representing Gabon 72 times.
“We wish Auba all the best for the next chapter in his career and thank him for his contribution to the club.”
The previous Arsenal captain’s relocate to Camp Nou is set to be validated quickly.