Gunners legend Paul Merson, nevertheless, has urged his former membership to fend off golf equipment eager on Aubameyang even when they cannot get him to signal a brand new contract.
He stated on Sky Sports activities’ The Debate: “If I used to be Arsenal I’d preserve him and inform him to provide us what they will subsequent season, get us again within the Champions League after which you possibly can go at no cost.
“It’s exhausting to purchase targets and this man is a pure goal-scorer. It’s exhausting to purchase that.”
He did warn nevertheless that Gabriel Martinelli is probably not able to take up the mantle simply but.
Merson added: “I like Martinelli, he’s a prime participant, however you’re getting 15-20 targets assured with Aubameyang, that’s some doing for Martinelli.
“I can’t speak extremely sufficient of Martinelli.
“He’s 18 and taking part in in one of the best league on the planet. I’m an enormous fan of his. He can be a celebrity.”