The former Barça player signs for French Ligue 1 side Olympique de Marseille
Following his departure from Barça in the summer of 2022, the Gabonese experienced a season of ostracism at Chelsea
Pierre Emerick Aubameyang’s telenovela seems to have come to an end. The Gabonese signed for Olympique de Marseille until June 2026 and begins a new chapter in his football career after a tumultuous time at Chelseawhere he had a testimonial role. Reach cost ‘0’ after finishing the contract with the “blues”.
From left Barcelona last summer headed to Stamford Bridge change of 12 million euro, ‘Auba’ no longer enjoyed football. at Chelsea He didn’t have the trust of either Tuchel or Graham Potterwhich moved him to a secondary position on the bench since the start of the season.
He only played in the Premier League 15 games, finding the target only once, while in the Champions League he played 6 games in which he scored 2 goals and distributed an assist. With his move to the Marseille team, the attacker’s ordeal draws to a close e He will once again be able to demonstrate his quality and talent in front of goal.
The Gabonese showed a great level in his six months at Barçaclub where he scored 11 goals in 17 league games and left a great taste in my mouth. Despite the good level and their great harmony in the Barça entity, the financial needs Barcelona forced to sell an Aubameyang who had arrived for free last winter transfer market.
Olympique de Marseille finished third in last season’s Ligue 1, a position which gives them access to the preliminary stage of the Champions League. With the arrival of the African striker, the French team wins all to be certified He passes the group stage of the top continental competition, and adds a man of reference for the attacking tip.
Pierre Aubameyang has agreed to join Olympique Marseille, here we go! 🚨🔵
Auba will sign a three-year contract, as announced two days ago, until June 2026.
Chelsea will let him leave for free, he said Auba will arrive at the OM pitch tonight and undergo medical tests on Thursday.
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Pierre Emerick Aubameyang joins the team as replacement for Alexis Sanchezanother former Barcelona player who was Marseille’s top scorer last season 14 goals but that contract ended this summer. They both shared a dressing room at Arsenal and have similar profiles so it seems a quick adaptation for the Gabonese in his new home.
‘Auba’ is the third addition to ‘Les Olympiens’ after the arrivals of Kondogbia, for 8 million, and Renan Lodi, in exchange for 13 ‘kili’ from Nottingham Forest. Despite the temptations of Saudi Arabia, the Gabonese joins the new project under the orders of Marcelino, the new coach of the Marseille entity.