Arsenal fans were voicing their happiness about Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang being sold after the player was linked with a move to Barcelona.
According to a Mundo Deportivo (via The Express), the Catalan giants have earmarked the Gabon international as a replacement for Luis Suarez, who is out for at least four months with a knee injury. Indeed, Aubameyang could prove to be an astute acquisition for the Spanish side given his attacking contribution this season. having scored 16 goals in 26 games across all competitions (via Transfermarkt).
However, Mikel Arteta has unequivocally rejected any idea the player would make a move this month, claiming he would remain at the club (via Sportstar). Aubameyang, himself, hit out at the reports from the English press over a departure from the side as saying he was ‘100%’ with the north London outfit (via RMC Sport).
Fans weren’t happy after reports linking their star player with a move away resurfaced as they took to Twitter to react. Here is a selection of tweets from the Emirates Stadium faithful:
100m nothing less
— ace (@ftbl_ace) January 21, 2020
100m will get it done
— franchise tag on us (@elaliszn) January 21, 2020
Arthur and Dembele and he is yours.
— Perfezione Chuks (@AgboChukwuma) January 21, 2020
He isn’t signing a new contract so this is best case scenario. Sell and move for Werner
— Jamie (@Jamie_TRK) January 21, 2020
Swap deal for Umtiti sounds tempting tbf. Worrying injury record though.
— RF (@RF8382) January 21, 2020
Swap for Messi we got a deal
— Gabe 〽️arsden (@afcmarsden) January 21, 2020
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