Aubameyang on target as Barcelona edge Real Sociedad

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored his ninth goal in 11 La Liga appearances to help earn Barcelona a win at Real Sociedad that lifted them to second in the table. The ex-Arsenal forward scored with a close-range header after a cross by ex-Manchester City player Ferran Torres. Marc-Andre ter Stegen saved well from Alexander Sorloth while Alexander Isak fired another chance wide.…

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Aubameyang opens Barcelona’s account with Barcelona

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang opened his Barcelona account by registering a hat-trick. The Catalan giants extended their unbeaten run in La Liga to nine matches with victory at Valencia. Aubameyang, who joined from Arsenal for free on February 2nd, slammed in the opener on his first La Liga start. Frenkie de Jong tapped in a second and Aubameyang converted from close range,…

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Aubameyang’s problem with Arteta led to his Arsenal exit

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has said his “problem” with Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta contributed to his decision to leave the club and join Barcelona. The Gabon striker completed a free transfer to Barca on Wednesday having been frozen out of the Gunners squad. Aubameyang’s departure came after he was stripped of the Arsenal captaincy following a disciplinary breach. “I think it was a problem…

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang joins Barcelona on free transfer

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has joined Barcelona on a free transfer after leaving Arsenal, with the move to be announced on Tuesday. The 32-year-old Gabon striker signed the deal late on Monday evening. Aubameyang has not played for the Gunners since a disciplinary breach in December but scored 92 goals in 163 games prior to that. Barcelona feared the move was dead earlier on…

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sent back to Arsenal for further medical checks

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been released from Gabon’s Africa Cup of Nations squad and will return to Arsenal because of the striker’s ongoing health issues. The 32-year-old missed Gabon’s draw with Ghana on Friday after scans revealed “heart lesions” following a bout of Covid. Aubameyang tested positive on arrival in Cameroon on 6th January. He will undergo further medical checks upon his return…

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