It seems that both Arsenal and inter-Milan are interested in signing what appears to be Newcastle’s number one striker target – St. Etienne’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – according to reports in talkSPORT.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – Newcastle striker target
Newcastle are said to have bid around £8M in January for the 23 year-old striker, but his club wants around £10M, and it seems that Inter have already lodged a bid to sign the player.
Aubameyang has scored 17 goals this season in France, and is second in the goal scoring charts only to PSG’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who has 26 goals.
And St. Etienne are now in 3rd place in the table just below Marseilles and above Lyon, with PSG now 7 points clear at the top.
Newcastle missed out on our top target Loic Remy in January to QPR, of all clubs, and the small London club now looks certain to be relegated after spending mountains of money on players over the last couple of years – since they were bought by Tony Fernandes.
Loic will leave QPR if they are relegated in May – the release clause is in his contract – but Newcastle will not be interested in a player who turned us down only a couple of months ago.
And we missed out on our top target last summer, Luuk de Jong, of FC Twente, who went to Borussia Mönchengladbach, so we are hoping we can still attract Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the summer. but with some top clubs now interested in him – it could be tough.
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