Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang a ‘great priority’ for Real Madrid this summer

first_imgAdvertisement Comment Metro Sport ReporterThursday 16 Apr 2020 8:02 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link214Shares Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang a ‘great priority’ for Real Madrid this summercenter_img Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is attracting attention from La Liga (Picture: Getty Images)Real Madrid are hoping to win the race for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s signature this summer as they make the Arsenal striker a ‘great priority’ in their transfer dealings.The Gunners captain has just one year left on his contract at the Emirates and has attracted interest from both Barcelona and Real Madrid as a result.Arsenal are keen to keep hold of the 30-year-old, who has scored 61 goals in 97 appearances for the club since arriving from Borussia Dortmund in January 2018.However, they may struggle to do so with Real Madrid pushing hard for his transfer, according to Spanish publication Sport.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTThe report from Spain also states that a number of other clubs are looking to make a move for the Gabonese forward, with Manchester United, Inter Milan and Paris Saint-Germain all keeping tabs on the situation.With just 12 months left on his current deal, the feeling among his suitors is that Aubameyang could be available for around £44m and Arsenal will look to cash in on him rather than allowing him to leave for free in the summer of 2021.The north London club are also reluctant to meet his demands regarding a new contract, thought to be around £300,000-a-week.The Gunners are highly unlikely to be playing Champions League football next season and Aubameyang, who turns 31 in June, may want one more crack at the big time having never won a league or European title in his career.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityKarim Benzema remains the mainstay of the Real Madrid attack and is their top scorer with 14 La Liga goals this season, but the rest of the squad have struggled to find the back of the net this campaign.Sergio Ramos is second in the La Liga scoring charts for Real with five goals as the likes of Eden Hazard, Gareth Bale and Luka Jovic have all struggled for consistency.Manager Zinedine Zidane is still looking to fill the void left by Cristiano Ronaldo when he moved to Juventus and Aubameyang could be the man to do it.MORE: Ian Wright explains why Dennis Bergkamp is Arsenal’s greatest ever signingMORE: Carlos Soler’s agent speaks out on Arsenal transfer target’s futureFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisementlast_img read more