Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang breaks silence on his Arsenal future

first_imgAdvertisement Comment Metro Sport ReporterThursday 2 Jan 2020 8:41 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 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been linked with a transfer away from Arsenal (Picture: Getty)Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang insists he remains committed to Arsenal and will not seek to quit the club in the January transfer window.The 30-year-old has just under 18 months remaining on his current contract and is reportedly reluctant to sign a new deal with the Gunners facing an uphill battle to qualify for next season’s Champions League.Despite an encouraging start to new manager Mikel Arteta’s reign, Aubameyang is said to have told Unai Emery’s successor that he has no intention of committing his long-term future to Arsenal.The former Borussia Dortmund striker, who has scored 15 goals in all competitions this term in spite of Arsenal’s woeful form, starred in last night’s 2-0 win over Manchester United and afterwards hit out at speculation he is ready to quit the north London club.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTHe told RMC: ‘The English press likes to talk a lot. For now, I’m here. I’m 100% here.’ Arteta speaks after Arsenal beat Man Utd 2-0To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 6:30FullscreenArteta speaks after Arsenal beat Man Utd 2-0https://metro.co.uk/video/arteta-speaks-arsenal-beat-man-utd-2-0-2079544/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Aubameyang produced a captain’s effort last night at the Emirates, leading from the front as Arsenal restricted United to only a handful of opportunities after goals from Nicolas Pepe and Sokratis Papastathopoulos helped establish a commanding lead.As they did during Sunday’s defeat against Chelsea, however, Arsenal tired after the break and Arteta admitted his team is not yet capable of producing the levels of intensity he desires over the course of 90 minutes.He said: ‘That wasn’t the plan [to sit back in the second half], I have to admit, but at the moment we are suffering a little bit to maintain the intensity we had in the first half. I think it will come, it is part of the process, the way we train, but at the moment we don’t have much time to do so.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 Arsenal‘But as well I really liked the resilience, and I like to see them suffer together. When they had to defend deeper… I want to see that reaction that instead of getting annoyed with each other when someone gives the ball away.‘It was a positive reaction and everyone was tracking back. So I am pleased with that aspect of the game as well.’Will Aubameyang leave Arsenal in the summerYes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer accused of ‘copying’ Mikel Arteta’s tactics in Arsenal’s win against Manchester UnitedMORE: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang aims dig at Manchester United fans after Arsenal’s win Advertisement Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang breaks silence on his Arsenal futurelast_img

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