Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has signed a new three-year contract with Arsenal. This was announced via a live steam on the club’s Instagram and Twitter accounts on Tuesday.
The Arsenal captain has finally ended speculation surrounding his future by signing a new three-year contract after months of negotiations to agree on a fresh terms worth £250,000 a week which makes him the club’s highest earner.
Aubameyang has scored 72 goals in 111 appearances since signing from Borussia Dortmund for £56million in January 2018, including two to beat Chelsea in last season’s FA Cup Final. He also won the Premier League Golden Boot in his first full season in 2018-19.
“Signing for this special club was never in doubt,” Aubameyang said. “It’s thanks to our fans, my team-mates, my family and everybody at this club that I feel like I belong here.
“I believe in Arsenal. We can achieve big things together. We have something exciting here and I believe the best is to come for Arsenal.”
The Arsenal Manager, Arteta in his reaction stated that “It was important for Pierre-Emerick to stay with us. He’s a superb player with an incredible mentality. Being the player to have taken the least amount of time to reach 50 goals with this club tells you everything you need to know about him and his way of working.
“He’s an important leader for the team and a big part of what we’re building. He wants to be up there with the best players in the world and leave his mark. He can achieve that here.”