Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s dad sends message to Arsenal striker after Chelsea transfer link

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could leave Arsenal at the end of the season
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could leave Arsenal at the end of the season (Getty Images)

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s father has appeared to urge the Arsenal striker to sign a new contract after he was linked with a move to Chelsea.

The 30-year-old will have just 12 months remaining on his current deal with the Gunners this summer, meaning that he could potentially leave on a free transfer next year if he does not reach a new agreement.

On Friday, reports claimed that Chelsea are in the race to sign Aubameyang and the club believe that Arsenal will be forced to sell the forward in the next transfer window.

But Aubameyang’s father appears to be keen to see his son extend his stay with Mikel Arteta’s side, judging by his latest post on Instagram.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's father has urged his son to sign a new contract
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s father has urged his son to sign a new contract (Instagram)

In a post shared by Pierre-Francois Aubameyang, an image of the striker signing his first Arsenal deal was captioned with: ‘You know what you have to do bro @aubameyang97’.

Since his arrival from Borussia Dortmund in a £56m deal in January 2018, Aubameyang has scored 61 goals in 97 games for Arsenal.

Arteta has stressed that he will do ‘as much as he can’ to convince Aubameyang to stay at the club.

But Arsenal are reportedly unwilling to offer their star striker a significant rise on his current £200,000-a-week contract.

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