Why PSG decided to abandon Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang transfer move - football

Why PSG decided to abandon Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang transfer move

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been a revelation for Arsenal (Picture: Getty)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s goalscoring exploits have rapidly made him a fan favourite at Arsenal but new details have emerged regarding Paris Saint-Germain’s interest in the forward back in the summer of 2017.
PSG had suffered a humiliating Champions League last-16 elimination at the hands of Barcelona and the club were still on the hunt for a marquee signing to fill the void left by Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s departure.
Aubameyang was firmly on PSG’s radar and advanced negotiations took place over a potential switch for the forward who, at this point, was a Borussia Dortmund player.
More: UKTheresa May 'heading for brick wall at speed', says Tony BlairVan Gerwen says it's him or Gary Anderson to win PDC World Championship and the odds agreeThe Big Bang Theory set to be replaced by Young Sheldon according to CBS boss However, PSG decided to go in a different direction – a very expensive direction – and Kylian Mbappe and Neymar moved to the the Parc des Princes for a combined price of around £366million.
According to RMC Sport, the French club were keen on Aubameyang and considered a bid for the striker – but Dortmund’s asking price for the Gabon international put them off making an offer.
Aubameyang is enjoying his time in north London (Picture: Getty)
The report adds that sporting director Antero Henrique also made the decision to focus PSG...
source: metro-arsenal
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