Manchester United plot bargain £35m transfer deal for Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

first_imgMan Utd have expressed interest in signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Arsenal (Picture: Getty)Manchester United have expressed interest in signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang this summer – and believe the striker could be prised away from Arsenal for £35million.Aubemeyang has established himself as one of the most prolific goalscorers in Europe over the past decade, first thriving at Borussia Dortmund and now for Arsenal.After scoring an impressive 141 goals in 213 appearances for Dortmund, Aubemeyang joined Arsenal in 2017 and has already netted 61 goals for the Premier League club.The Gabon international is set to break an Arsenal record by becoming the fastest player to reach 50 Premier League goals for the club, although he will have to wait to eclipse Thierry Henry due to the coronavirus outbreak.ADVERTISEMENT Euro 2020 postponed over coronavirusTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 1:05FullscreenEuro 2020 postponed over coronavirushttps://metro.co.uk/video/euro-2020-postponed-coronavirus-2132178/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Read the latest updates: Coronavirus news liveAdvertisementAdvertisementAubemeyang will have just one year remaining on his Arsenal contract come the summer and The Sun say Arsenal are resigned to the fact he will not sign a new deal.Head of football Raul Sanllehi and technical director Edu are desperate for Aubemeyang to put pen to paper but the 30-year-old is reluctant as he wants to be playing Champions League football next season.The Gunners were knocked out of the Europa League last month and are currently just ninth in the Premier League, eight points below fourth-placed Chelsea. Comment Manchester United plot bargain £35m transfer deal for Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is reportedly keeping tabs on the Gunners ace (Picture: Getty)With Aubemeyang reluctant to commit his long-term future to Arsenal, it is claimed Premier League rivals Manchester United are keeping tabs on the situation ahead of the summer transfer window.The Red Devils may opt to sign loan signing Odion Ighalo permanently in the summer but Aubemeyang could emerge as an ideal alternative.The Sun say Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain are also interested in signing Aubemeyang and believe he could be sold for around £35m.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CitySpeaking this week, Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno insisted he was confident Aubemeyang would be staying put this summer despite the speculation over his future.Asked on his eSports channel whether Arsenal will sign any players this summer, Leno replied: ‘I’m not sure, it depends who’s going to leave and who stays. I don’t know.‘I think it depends if Auba signs a new contract or [if] he leaves. I don’t know what they are going to do.‘But if he leaves, of course, you need another player. But I think he’s going to stay.’MORE: Luiz reveals Chelsea staff begged him to return after joining ArsenalMORE: Liverpool join Manchester United in race to sign Denis Zakaria Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterThursday 19 Mar 2020 10:18 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link10kShares Advertisementlast_img read more

Jimenez puts visitors in front in ding-dong battle for top 5 spot

first_imgTOTTENHAM slipped up yet again in their pursuit of Champions League football as they were leapfrogged by Wolves in the table.Steven Bergwijn gave Spurs an early lead before Matt Doherty equalised.But Serge Aurier’s brilliant strike put the North Londoners back in front on the stroke of half time.However, goals from Diogo Jota and Raul Jimenez ensured Nuno’s men went back to the West Midlands with the points.William Pugh1 Mar 2020, 3:55 pmFULL-TIME!William Pugh1 Mar 2020, 3:55 pmSPURS 2 – 3 WOLVES90+4, BOOKING – DENDONCKER!Cynical foul on Lo Celso to ensure he could not break from his own half.William Pugh1 Mar 2020, 3:52 pmSPURS 2 – 3 WOLVES90+2, HANDBALL SHOUT!Moura strikes it against Coady in the box and after a short pause…The ref waves play on.William Pugh1 Mar 2020, 3:51 pmSPURS 2 – 3 WOLVES90+1, SUBS!Parrott ONDavies OFFJimenez OFFPodence ONWilliam Pugh1 Mar 2020, 3:49 pmFOUR MINUTES STOPPAGE TIMEWilliam Pugh1 Mar 2020, 3:49 pmSPURS 2 – 3 WOLVES88, Half chance for Wolves as Jota sends an effort over the bar from 18 yards.Spurs chasing the equaliser are leaving space at the back but the visitors are under the cosh.William Pugh1 Mar 2020, 3:44 pmSPURS 2 – 3 WOLVES83, BOOKING – DAVIES!Left-back throws himself into a challenge on Doherty.He wins the ball but he didn’t seem to be in control and the ref pulls out the yellow.William Pugh1 Mar 2020, 3:41 pmSPURS 2 – 3 WOLVES81, SUB!Fernandes ONAurier OFFWilliam Pugh1 Mar 2020, 3:38 pmSPURS 2 – 3 WOLVES78, SUB!Jota OFFDendoncker ONWilliam Pugh1 Mar 2020, 3:36 pmSPURS 2 – 3 WOLVES76, SUBS!SpursTanganga OFFNdombele ONWolvesNeto ONTraore OFFWilliam Pugh1 Mar 2020, 3:34 pmSPURS 2 – 3 WOLVES73, Jota picks up the ball in his own half on the left, holds of two challenges before sliding the ball over to Jimenez who finds himself one on one with Tanganga.He feints to shoot with his right, sits the defender down and bends it past Gazzaniga with his left.Game turned on its head.William Pugh1 Mar 2020, 3:32 pmGOALLLLLLLLLLLLLL – JIMENEZ!!!!!!!!!!!!!!William Pugh1 Mar 2020, 3:31 pmSPURS 2 – 2 WOLVES66, This game is anyone’s now with both teams pushing. William Pugh1 Mar 2020, 3:24 pmSPURS 2 – 2 WOLVES62, It’s all getting a little bit feisty as Jimenez makes a late challenge on Lo Celso.Gazzaniga is not happy with the Wolves striker and it’s handbags galore.William Pugh1 Mar 2020, 3:20 pmSPURS 2 – 2 WOLVES59, BOOKING – LO CELSO!Yellow card for a cynical foul on Traore as he tries to break.William Pugh1 Mar 2020, 3:18 pmSPURS 2 – 2 WOLVES57, Jimenez finds Doherty down the right-hand channel, he whips a low one in across the six-yard and Jota toe pokes it home from about two yards out. Alli made to pay for his glaring miss already!!William Pugh1 Mar 2020, 3:16 pmGOALLLLLLLLLL!!!!!!!!! JOTAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!William Pugh1 Mar 2020, 3:15 pmSPURS 2 – 1 WOLVES54, CHANCE!Alli should score!Ball whipped in from the left finds Alli in acres of space on the penalty spot but he heads wide. He may rue that!William Pugh1 Mar 2020, 3:10 pmSPURS 2 – 1 WOLVES48, CHANCE!Free-kick whipped in from the right for Wolves, it’s met by Jota at the near post but the header just clears the bar.William Pugh1 Mar 2020, 3:04 pmKICK-OFF!William Pugh1 Mar 2020, 2:53 pm8 – Since the start of last season, Matt Doherty has netted 8 Premier League goals, the joint-most of all defenders in the competition alongside Virgil van Dijk. Hateful. pic.twitter.com/lscgFOvETz— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) March 1, 2020William Pugh1 Mar 2020, 2:52 pm2 – Steven Bergwijn is the third Spurs player to score in each of his first two home Premier League games for the club, after Rafael van der Vaart in October 2010 and Jermain Defoe in February 2004. Endearing. pic.twitter.com/fI1nuF2Unq— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) March 1, 2020William Pugh1 Mar 2020, 2:50 pmHT | #TOT 2-1 #WOLWolves behind at the break but not out of the game. All to play for in the second half. #TOTWOL⏱⚽️ pic.twitter.com/7cnK1RoRyM— Wolves (@Wolves) March 1, 2020William Pugh1 Mar 2020, 2:50 pmHALF-TIME: @Serge_Aurier’s solo strike on the stroke of half-time gives us a 2-1 lead at the break after @StevenBergwijn’s opener. ⚪️ #THFC 2-1 #WWFC 🟠 pic.twitter.com/doiOGymTfw— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) March 1, 2020William Pugh1 Mar 2020, 2:49 pmHALF-TIME!Load more entries…last_img read more