Arsenal fans in the Transfer Tavern almost choked on their pints this morning after reports suggested the Gunners are eying an audacious swoop for a world-class striker.
The Sun states Arsenal will lodge a £42m move this month to land Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund, which would provide a huge boost to the Gunners in the Premier League title race.
Aubameyang has enjoyed a scintillating performance in German football so far this season, with an incredible tally of 24 goals in 23 games so far this term- and he’s told friends he wants to play in the Premier League.
“An intermediary has made contact with Dortmund about Pierre-Emerick making a move to Arsenal. Wenger knows the fee is very high — yet this is a striker who can make a massive difference for him and help win the title for the first time in 12 years. But there is a lot of interest in him.”
Such a transfer for Arsenal would signal a major statement of intent, whilst the price would put Aubameyang near the top of the Gunners all-time most expensive signings, behind only Mesut Ozil.
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