Chelsea have made a transfer to signal Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (AMA/Getty)
Chelsea have held talks with Aubameyang’s entourage concerning the prospect of transferring to Stamford Bridge earlier than the top of the summer time window.
Thomas Tuchel is eager to signal a brand new ahead following Romelu Lukaku’s return to Inter in June as Chelsea head into the brand new season with Timo Werner, Armando Broja and Michy Batshuayi as their three recognised strikers.
Barcelona, in the meantime, are open to offloading a few of their excessive earners as they’re eager to trim their wage invoice in an effort to enhance their monetary state of affairs.
However in line with Mundo Deportivo, Xavi has made it clear to Aubameyang that he needs him to be a part of his Barcelona squad for the upcoming marketing campaign.
The report additionally claims that Barcelona haven’t obtained contact from Chelsea about the potential of signing Aubameyang.
Xavi is eager to maintain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at Barcelona (NurPhoto by way of Getty)
When requested about Chelsea’s method for Aubameyang the striker’s report of 79 objectives throughout their time collectively at Borussia Dortmund, Tuchel stated: ‘I might have an interest within the 79 objectives truly. We is not going to remark additional.
‘There are a number of names on the market, generally it’s attributable to the truth that we focus on a number of names and generally it’s pure hypothesis and we is not going to become involved.’
Aubameyang, who joined Barca on a free switch in February after Arsenal agreed to terminate his contract, can be understood to be intent on staying at Camp Nou.
A supply near Aubameyang advised Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo: ‘Auba could be very completely satisfied at Barca and he’s not desirous about leaving.’
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