Arsenal have just announced that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has extended his contract with the club. Or actually – informed Gabonczyk himself during the live coverage he conducted on the official account of “Kanonierów” in social media.
Italian transfer specialist Fabrizio Romano previously informed that the new contract will be in force until June 2023. The previous one expired in less than nine months. Arsenal fans have been waiting for several weeks for confirmation of the contract extension by the captain and the best scorer of “Armatek”. Now it has finally happened.
Aubameyang was accompanied by a smile and ease. The sniper was prone to jokes.
– I walk around this stadium, overcrowded, so many of you are here he joked, showing the completely empty stands of the Emirates. – This is my home. What can I tell you. I signed a new contract. I want to be an Arsenal legend he added in a slightly more serious tone.
The whole live of “Auba” lasted a few minutes. Then on the accounts of Arsenal, incl. on Twitter, the following video appeared, lasting just over a minute. Fans can hear the next words from the player. – Arsenal is my family – Aubameyang ends the recording.
The 31-year-old striker has been playing for Arsenal since January 2018. In the Premier League since then, he has scored 55 goals and 12 assists in 86 games.