Sanctioned for a too late return to England, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang lost his captain status and was squarely sidelined from Arsenal’s first team.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was the star player ofArsenal, the goalscorer and captain Mikel Arteta could count on. The 32-year-old striker is now persona non grata at the Gunners. “Aubame” was sanctioned for returning too late from France last week, being stripped of his captain status. It’s worse than expected, since we learn this Friday that he will no longer play until further notice with the London formation.
The British press tells a little more in detail the heated exchange between “Aubame” and his Spanish coach, last Thursday. The Gabonese international had been authorized by his leaders to return to Laval (his hometown) to support his sick mother. After an express round trip, Aubameyang was unable to show up at Arsenal’s training center on Wednesday night for a covid test and made his return the next morning but without being able to train, as stipulated the rules in force in the United Kingdom.
Discarded until the CAN
Faced with the anger of Arteta, the former player of theAS Saint-Etienne, who was absent for the same reasons a year ago, accepted his sanction and then agreed with his leaders to no longer train with the first team while waiting to find a way out in the coming weeks. ” His trainer continues to humiliate him in public for going to see his sick mother », Regrets journalist Piers Morgan.
“PEA” will play the African Cup of Nations in Cameroon with Gabon, from January 9, and could then open a new chapter in his career, he who arrived at Arsenal in 2018. He is still under contract until in 2023.
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) December 17, 2021
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