It was September 2020, and Arsenal's destiny appeared inextricably entwined with the journey of their Gabonese star forward. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had assumed the mantle of captaincy, relieving Granit Xhaka of that duty, following a memorable incident during a clash against Crystal Palace. Securing the skipper's commitment to a fresh contract, one that reflected his undeniable significance to the team was deemed pivotal in warding off potential suitors eyeing this prized asset.
Injuries have piled up for Chelsea as they gear up for their upcoming match against Leicester. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who has struggled with form and fitness all season, has added injury to his list of woes, and will not feature in the game. Reece James and Raheem Sterling are also likely to sit out of the game due to illness and injury, respectively.
According to reports, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Chelsea may be wanted by Aston Villa. During his first season at Chelsea, Aubameyang, who left Barcelona in the summer, has not quite wowed the world. The 33-year-old striker has scored three goals in 17 Blues games, which is why he has already been talked about leaving west London. AS claimed earlier this month that Aubameyang wants to leave Chelsea because he has become depressed there.
With the transfer windows on Barcelona is currently assessing the legal norms if they re-sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Graham Potter, on the other hand, has backed Pierre’s decision to continue with Chelsea. Of course, there are rumors that Barcelona is hoping that Pierre will return to their club.
At Goodison Park, Chelsea grappled to an unconvincing yet important victory over Everton. For Thomas Tuchel, it was about breaking the curse of 5-year, which saw Chelsea failing to win at Everton since 2019 April under Antonio Conte. Frank Lampard had been praised and applauded by Chelsea support after Jorginho's penalty in the first half was enough to secure the 3 points.
Potter has been told that Chelsea finally have the type of player they haven't had since cult hero Costa was at the Blues. Like it or not, there was pressure on Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang when he arrived at Chelsea on deadline day. There was an expectation on Aubameyang to provide the goods for a team who had desperately lacked a goalscorer in previous seasons. It was even more of a 'gulp' moment when the former Barcelona striker was handed the 'cursed' number nine shirt upon his arrival. The likes of Alvaro Morata, Gonzalo Higuaín and Radamel Falcao have worn that shirt for the Blues in previous years and, in short, flopped.
New signing Pierre-EmerickAubameyang is still waiting for his first goal for Chelsea on the back of his signing from Spanish La Liga side Barcelona at the end of this summer's transfer window.
Pierre-EmerickAubameyang became a Chelsea player on the final day of the transfer window this summer after Barcelona agreed to sanction his move to Stamford Bridge after six months at the club. His transfer to Chelsea was officially announced on the final day of the transfer window.
As the dust settles on Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea departure, the behind the scenes at the club is continuing to be revealed following the closing of the summer transfer window. Todd Boehly and Clearlake Capital heavily backed the 49-year-old in the summer, bringing in six senior names - Raheem Sterling, Kalidou Koulibaly, Marc Cucurella, Wesley Fofana, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Denis Zakaria - and two for the future - Cesare Casadei and Carney Chukwuemeka.
Chelsea target Pierre-EmerickAubameyang was on the bench for the whole duration of the Spanish La Liga clash between Real Sociedad and his Barcelona side at the weekend. The two teams met at Anoetaon Sunday evening and Pierre-EmerickAubameyang was an unused substitute as Barcelona scored three times in the second half to emerge with the three points at stake via a 4-1 result.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will wear the No.17 shirt at Barcelona this coming season, reuniting him with the same number he wore at Borussia Dortmund. The 33-year-old took No.25 after arriving at Barcelona from Arsenal on a free transfer in February. He made a blistering start to his time in Spain, scoring 11 La Liga goals to help Xavi's side finish second behind Real Madrid and qualify for the Champions League.