Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has agreed a three-and-a-half year deal with the North London side Arsenal worth £170,000 per week ahead of his proposed move from Borussia Dortmund, as indicated by Sky Italia.
Aubameyang is Arsenal’s top priority to replace Manchester United-bound Alexis Sanchez and talks over a £53million move have been in progress this week.
It is presently being guaranteed that, as talks between the two clubs proceed with, he has agreed to the terms of a contract that will see him earn in abundance of £30m before it expires toward the finish of the 2020-21 season.
The report comes subsequent to BVB sporting chief Michael Zorc revealed he has been dropped from the Borussia Dortmund squad ahead of their next game against Hertha Berlin as his proposed move to the Emirates moves nearer.
Zorc told journalists: ‘He’s training in Dortmund, we felt, that he isn’t a 100 % with his mind centered. We’ll see, if this will help him. It’s a difficult circumstance.’
The 28-year-old, who has been fined and dropped a few times this season over a progression of behavioral issues, has requested permission to seal a move to the Emirates Stadium.
Wenger at a press conference on Thursday was asked whether the Gabonese forward would be a solid match for his side and he reacted: ‘Yes in light of the fact that such character can be exceptionally positive and extremely negative. overall you take a look at the achievement of the player over his career.‘
An uncommonly open reaction from the Frenchman upset Borussia Dortmund, who immediately issued a rebuke and revealed that ‘no contact’ had been made with respect to their striker.
The announcement from Zoric read: ‘Borussia Dortmund would like to create an impression because of the remarks made by Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger about Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
‘The coach of the Premier League club said at a press conference on Thursday that the character of the Dortmund forward would fit the Gunners well. We find such remark disrespectful (inquiries concerning) players from different clubs.