Gabonese Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang announced on Tuesday that he had signed a new contract with Arsenal, ending a long suspense over his future.
“Finally, I signed (...) people asked me to sign, it's finally done.
I'm very happy to stay here, it's my home, ”the player said in a live video broadcast via the club's Instagram account.
The 31-year-old striker had only one year of contract left and his club subsequently confirmed the news by specifying that he had signed up until 2023. Author of 29 goals in 44 matches, all of them In all competitions, last season he finished second in the Premier League with 22 goals.
The previous season, with this same total, he had shared the Golden Boot of the English championship with Liverpool players Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mané.
The arrival of Mikel Arteta on the bench last December, which brought the Gunners back to life and secured them the FA Cup and Community Shield, was a deciding factor in the striker's extension. who wants to win titles.
Despite the 8th place of the Londoners last year - their worst ranking for 25 years - and the absence of the Champions League, Aubameyang therefore remains faithful to his club where he wants to "become a legend", he assured on the video.
Already captain of the team, Aubameyang will also exceed Mesut Özil and his 350,000 pounds (380,000 euros) weekly salary to become the best paid player of the club, also advance the British press, without giving the exact amount of his income.
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