Register Login Live

English Premier League

Official: Aubameyang Joins Arsenal In Record Deal

Arsenal have officially signed African superstar Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in a new record deal for the club.

Click through the gallery above to see Arsenal’s six most expensive players in history.

The 2016 CAF African Footballer of the Year and African record scorer in the Bundesliga joined the Gunners after quite literally forcing his way out of Borussia Dortmund.

The news was initially broken by his former club Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday afternoon.

"Apart from the unpleasant events of the last couple of days, we like to remember that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's 4.5 years at the club were a success story," said BVB sporting director Michael Zorc.

"He has done great things for Borussia Dortmund at this time, scored many important goals and is part of the team that brought the DFB Pokal to Dortmund in 2017. We wish Pierre-Emerick all the best for his future at Arsenal."

Arsenal have since also confirmed the new club record deal.

Read: The Top 13 Goalscorers In Europe Update

Aubameyang joined Arsenal for a fee of €63.75 million (R927 million), breaking the previous record of Alexandre Lacazette, who cost the Gunners €53 million (R786 million) ahead of the current campaign but has since often failed to live up to his price-tag.

How many goals do you think Aubameyang can score for Arsenal this season? Have your say in the comments section below.

The 10 Highest Paid Players In Football Right Now

The Highest Paid EPL Stars After Sanchez's Man Utd Deal

Official: City Announce R966m Signing


Top 5

Insiders Give Positive Motshwari Update

42 Oct 12, 2021 11:42 AM in Orlando Pirates

Pictures: How Messi Celebrated First PSG Goal

6 Sep 29, 2021 08:28 AM in UEFA Champions League

Hunt, Middendorp Await Chiefs In Next 5 Clashes

31 Oct 12, 2021 04:49 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Players Clubs Can Still Sign For Free

1 Oct 01, 2021 10:28 AM in International

Official: Topflight Coach Asks To Leave…

16 Oct 12, 2021 08:22 AM in PSL

13 New Players Appear On Newcastle's Shortlist

3 Oct 14, 2021 12:28 PM in English Premier League

Value Drop Worth Millions! 3 Chiefs Players Affected

61 Oct 11, 2021 04:07 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

10 Leading Free-Kick Scorers In History, Messi Closes In

Oct 14, 2021 07:26 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar/Mbappe Watch

New Bafana Concept Kit Made By Local Sportswear Brand

6 Oct 14, 2021 03:27 PM in The Best Of The Rest

Downs V City! All The Stadiums For Past 5 MTN8 Finals...

43 Oct 12, 2021 03:31 PM in MTN8 2021

BREAKING! All The Ballon d'Or Nominees Revealed

4 Oct 08, 2021 06:33 PM in Ballon d’Or

Malesela & Other Earmarked For Vacant Coaching Role?

6 Oct 12, 2021 10:10 AM in Siyagobhoza

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

25 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News