AUBAMEYANG HAS TO DECIDE
Arteta responds to the rumours about Aubameyang, his contract renewal and Barça
Published:22/07/2020 - 18:12h
Updated:22/07/2020 - 21:27h
Barça keeps pushing for Lautaro Martínez, but it has several alternatives in case there is no agreement with Inter Milan. Mikel Arteta has responded to the rumours about Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, his contract renewal and the catalans
The market of signings of the summer 2020 follow heating for the FC Barcelona, that does not leave to insist by Lautaro Martínez. It does months that initiated the contacts with the Inter of Milan, but as it still has not reached an agreement, have postponed the negotiations until finals of August, when they finish the European competitions. The future of the Argentinian could condition also the destination of other stars.
In England have shot the rumours on Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, that does not finish to close his renewal with the Arsenal. The current links of the forward expires in 2021 and the entity has offered him an extension, but the crack would be postponing his answer until it clear the posture of the culés. If finally they do not do with the one of White Bay, knows that it is very very planted for mudarse to the Camp Nou.
On this subject has pronounced again Mikel Arteta, that has showed optimistic on the continuity of the African. To the technician of the group londinense have asked after him the demora in the conversations and once again has ensured that it is necessary to keep the calm: "I Am safe that for both parts, what faster arrive to an agreement, better for all. I do not have doubts that it will extend his stay".
"A deadline for the negotiations? I do not know, establish a date now is very difficult", has commented, recalcando that there are not hastes by part of the cúpula of the 'gunners' in spite of the reason that would be braking the 'himself, want to' of the footballer. "It loves me how they go the conversations, loves me what listen", has added, warning that in spite of the speculations, there have been significant advances in the last weeks.
The preparador Gipuzkoan has defended that the gabonés is happy in London, and has appealed to the feeling to convince him that his best option is to remain: "He is happy. I think that master his football. It is established in the country and his family is well. I think that it can feel, and we said him, how much love it, how much value it. I think that his bond with the fans of the team is only. I think that the Arsenal is the perfect place for him".
The Barça will adjust his plans according to his election
Whatever happens, the Barça will have to adjust his plans in function of the signing that achieve to tie in the window estival, since in spite of his similarities, the profiles of Lautaro and Aubameyang offer evident differences. The Argentinian is a bet on a long-term basis by his age and carácterísticas, whereas the one of Laval, to his 31 years, would be a bet of immediate performance and of short route, that would force to keep to more arietes young in the radar to choose to a relief of guarantees for Luis Suárez.