Arsenal on Wednesday gave the purple carpet to former Borussian Dortmund striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, their third signing and most costly deal of the January switch window.
Aubameyang signed for a reported club-record £56million.
Simultaneously, the membership additionally jacked up the wage bundle of midfielder Mesut Ozil, who joined from Real Madrid in 2013, 5 years in the past. Ozil, member of world champions Germany, grew to become Arsenal’s most paid participant after he agreed a brand new contract on Wednesday.
He will earn £350,000 per week.
BBC reported that the 29-year-old playmaker signed a three-and-a-half 12 months contract. He is dedicated to Arsenal until 2021.
Mercurial playmaker Ozil has scored 36 targets in 182 appearances and supplied a excessive variety of assists.
It was a busy Wednesday for Arsenal as Aubameyang additionally arrived.
The 28-year-old has joined on a long-term contract for a club-record payment.
On their web site, Arsenal described Auba as one of many world’s most highly-rated strikers.
“He scored 98 targets in 144 Bundesliga video games for Dortmund and had a hand in 172 targets in 213 matches in all competitions for his former membership.
“That works out at an average of 96 minutes per goal or assist”.
Auba is the Gabon captain and all-time high goalscorer, and have become the primary Gabonese winner of the African Footballer of the Year award in 2015.
Aubameyang’s arrival ought to see French veteran Olivier Giroud finishing the musical chairs by signing for Chelsea regardless that Arsene Wenger was detest to let him transfer to a rival as Sanchez joined Manchester United earlier this month.
However, the French striker is eager to remain in London as he seeks common first crew motion to safe his place in France’s World Cup squad.
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Aubameyang will alleviate the stress on Lacazette though he could be ineligible for the Europa League having already performed within the Champions League this marketing campaign.