NEW!  BREAKING NEWS: Top 5 world’s richest people in 2020 Read More

Sports News

Official: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signs new 3-year deal at Arsenal

1 Mins read

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has finally put an end to speculation after putting pen to paper on a new contract at Arsenal.

Gunners boss Mikel Arteta revealed the club were close to agreeing a new deal with their captain after Aubameyang scored in their 3-0 win over Fulham on the opening day of the new Premier League season.

“I’m really positive we are going to get it done very soon and hopefully in the next few days you will get some news,” Arteta told BT Sport after the game.

Aubameyang then further teased fans that an announcement about his new contract was imminent, simply tweeting an hourglass emoji on Tuesday morning.

The club have now confirmed that the forward has put pen to paper on a new deal in a major boost for Arsenal, who have been desperate to keep the prolific goalscorer.

Arsenal went live on Instagram, first giving fans a tour of the stadium before putting Aubameyang in front of the camera.

The striker went on to tell fans he was delighted to finally ‘Sign Da Ting’.

Aubameyang has netted 55 goals in 86 league appearances, including 22 in his last two campaigns, and those goals would have been difficult to replace.

The new contract is thought to be worth around £250,000-a-week.

Speaking earlier this month, Gunners legend Ian Wright underlined Aubameyang’s importance to the squad, saying: “To be honest, I think he will be the most significant signing Mikel can make.

“We do need to make that happen, simply because of what he brings to that team. When you look at the chances created for Arsenal, they were 16th in the league and he still scored the amount of goals he scored.

“So if you can imagine, we can start creating more with the players we have signed – the Willians and people like that – then he is going to score more goals. It is imperative that he signs.”

Arsenal are due to face West Ham United on Saturday and will be looking to keep up their good form, having won the Community Shield on penalties and comfortably earned three points in their opening league fixture.

Read more news on our Sport page

Related posts
Sports News

WOW! Angry fans chase Schalke 04 players after the German club got relegated from the Bundesliga for the first time since 1988 (video)

1 Mins read
Schalke 04 players got their fans furious after their relegation from the Bundesliga was confirmed making it the first time since 1988….
Sports News

Ahmed Musa to miss Kano Pillars away games over unsafe roads

1 Mins read
In the statement released by Kano Pillar chairman, Mr Yahaya noted that Ahmed Musa will be available for every home fixtures but…
Sports News

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez fires back at UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin, issues strong defence of new Super league

3 Mins read
The president of Real Madrid and Super League, Florentino Perez has accused the UEFA and its president, Aleksander Ceferin, and La Liga…
Please SUBSCRIBE for our Latest News

 

0 0 vote
Article Rating
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
x
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x