Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sets contract demands to stay at Arsenal

first_imgAubameyang could leave Arsenal on a free transfer next year (Getty Images)Aubameyang has been in excellent form for Arsenal this season with 20 goals in 31 appearances.AdvertisementAdvertisementReports have claimed that the striker is keen to leave Arsenal in order to play for a club who stand a better chance of winning a major trophy, including the Champions League.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalBut Aubameyang has claimed this week that trophies will not define his career.‘I’m a striker so I will defend my side – I don’t think you need trophies to be a top striker,’ he told Sky Sports.‘Of course, it can help you but we’ve seen a lot of great players that didn’t win trophies but we respect them because of their quality.‘You don’t need to win trophies but if you win it, it’s better.’Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page.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 City Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 7 Mar 2020 9:46 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link7.9kShares Comment Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is reportedly demanding £300,000 a week to stay at Arsenal (Getty Images)Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is demanding £300,000 a week to stay at Arsenal, according to reports.The 30-year-old will have just a year left on his current contract at the end of the season, which means the Gunners run the risk of losing their top scorer on a free transfer in 2021.According to MailOnline, Arsenal have opened talks with Aubameyang over a new contract.But the report claims that the Gunners are likely to sell the Gabon international this summer as he is requesting a new deal worth £300,000 a week – a 30 per cent increase on his current contract.ADVERTISEMENT Advertisement Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sets contract demands to stay at Arsenal Advertisementlast_img

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