Mikel Arteta has disclosed that he hopes crucial wins like the City triumph will convince Aubameyang stay back.
Despite Pierre Aubameyang being another crucial part of Gunners’ victory over Manchester City, Mikel Arteta has disclosed little fears over the Gabonese’s future, stating he hopes Auba stays.
With just 12 months left on Aubameyang’s contract, Arteta hopes the team’s present vision convinces the captain to pen another contract.
Aubameyang on the other hands needs to see signs the North London team is up for major trophies before turning down major offers at his doorstep including Barcelona and Inter Milan.
The win yesterday against City presents Gunners to the chance of bagging a record 14th FA cup come next and Arteta hopes this convinces Aubameyang to stay.
“Hopefully it will help him to be more convinced we are going in the right direction,” Arteta told BBC.
“I think everybody can help. Good and beautiful moments, they are always better than the bad ones,” The Spaniard added in his press conference.
“As I told you, the way I look at him when I speak with him, he sounds pretty convinced. But obviously if he can see that success and the direction we are taking is the right one, I think he will be more positive about it yes.”
- Source: Standard
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