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African Superstar Reveals Pep's City Tried To Sign Him

African Superstar Reveals Pep Guardiola's Manchester City Tried To Sign Him

By Keegan Kruger - Oct 05, 2016 10:47 AM @KeeganKruger

An African superstar has revealed that Pep Guardiola's Manchester City tried to sign him in the latest transfer window.

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Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has confirmed that his father, who also acts as his agent, held initial talks with the Premier League giants.

The Gabon captain was linked with a move away from the Bundesliga club, but ultimately decided to stay.

"It's true, there was contact. My father held talks with the club, but in the end there was nothing concrete," Aubameyang told Onze.

The 27-year-old also took the oppotunity to explain comments he made earlier this year, about wanting to play for Real Madrid.

"I think there was interest (from Real Madrid), but it was more distant so I didn't get too carried away," he added.

"I was asked in an interview: 'What is the club of your dreams?' I replied: 'Real is the club of my heart and I made a promise to my grandfather to play there one day, I hope it will happen.'

"So it's just a target, I still have time. If they want me, they will come."

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Aubameyang has made nine appearances in all competitions for Dortmund this season, scoring seven goals and assisting a further two strikes.

Do you think the African star will get his wish and play for Real one day? Have your say in the comments section. 


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Guardiola the return-coweditor hates me Joined: 09 Feb 2016
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But dunderheads say Pep is racist
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❤ & ✌ Oct 05, 2016 05:22 PM
Man City ain't a big team. They're trying to be.
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Mabotsa_Shabza_Khosi Joined: 20 Jun 2016
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Mabotsa_Shabza_Khosi Oct 05, 2016 03:14 PM
He will....patience is a virtue ....
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Pres4life Joined: 17 Nov 2015
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Pres4life Oct 05, 2016 12:36 PM
Politics are also involved in football. You should have kept quite about the team of u're heart cause your utterances might just hinder any moves other big teams
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Mo_TheDreamer Joined: 23 Jan 2016
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Mo_TheDreamer Oct 05, 2016 12:02 PM
you not getting any younger boy, Zidane wont be signing players for a while, dont you read? REal has been banned for signing players till 2018, so bloma net daar
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Masbu999 Joined: 24 May 2014
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Masbu999 Oct 05, 2016 11:13 AM
At the moment Real have 2 very good centre forwards in Benzema & Morata, even though Aubemeyang is better than both of them, I cant imagine Real would want to spend the money required to lure Aubemeyang to the Bernabeau. Unless they offcourse sell one of their current strikers.

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