Aubameyang, the Arsenal star striker could indeed move to Old Trafford, as per claims coming from Italy. He has reportedly said “yes” on being questioned about the move. If the move really does take place, Arsenal would be in for Robin Van Persie deja vu.
Aubameyang may replace Lukaku at United
The Arsenal striker could be a possible replacement for Romelo Lukaku at Old Trafford. If reports are to be believed, Lukaku who is himself subject to transfer speculation, might be easily replaced.
The news was first reported by Spanish media outlet Tuttosport.
Another heartbreak for Arsenal fans
Yes, Arsenal fans, you may relive your worst dream. After shocking transfers of Robin Van Persie in 2012 and Alexis Sanchez to PSG in 2018, this could be a third in 7 years.
Aubameyang joined Emirates just 2 years ago in 2017 and has been an instant hit since. The former Dortmund striker has struck a remarkable 32 Champions League goals for Arsenal.
He also shared the golden boot last season with 2 others including Liverpool star Mo Salah. But his time at North London might just be over prematurely.
Arsenal would be sweating over replacement for such an impact player of the transfer does happen. They paid £56m to acquire his services in 2017, a club record till now. United would be paying a similar amount if they are to acquire him.
TalkSPORT’s Andy Goldenstein also revealed some inside information about the transfer stirring. He has someone from inside the management who’s credible enough to believe.
“He told me about Anthony Martial, which I tweeted, I think, two days before United even approached. It was one of them ‘How do you know?’ — one of those. He has told me that United are interested in Aubameyang.”
This might be a second consecutive £50m+ buy for United. They are already very close to buying Crystal Palace’s right back Aaron Wan-Bissaka. Daniel James has also joined Old Trafford on a £15m transfer from Swansea lately.