Tierney Key As Arteta Tells Arsenal Player His Time Is Up

Tanya Simon
September 22, 2020

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta conceded on Friday that he was initially anxious that the club would lose captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the transfer window and the striker's decision to extend his stay was a welcome boost.

The Gabon forward, 31, committed his future to Arsenal this week after months of speculation that he would leave for a club in the Champions League.

As is customary, Mikel Arteta would hold a press conference following Saturday's win.

The Spaniard said it was a 'joy to work with Aubameyang, who signed for the FA Cup holders in 2018 and has scored 72 goals in 111 appearances. Unfortunately, we didn't, but we have to be positive. 'I think Auba had his doubts as well at the time.

"It was a game that we had to attack their smaller spaces and the way they defend, to create situations with Dani [Ceballos] in there".

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Barkley seemed ready to take the league by storm again in 2019, though there were some roadblocks. Surgery in the near future will be needed to fix the injury followed by a long rehab process.

The 25-year-old has fallen out of favour at Arsenal and he has been linked with a move away from the London club.

"I am really happy with the three points and it's a time to analyse properly because we have a lot of issues", said Arteta.

"On Saturday we had one not given as well and tonight was much the same".

German clubs Bayer Leverkusen and Schalke 04 are in the running alongside Italian Serie A capital club AS Roma and English side West Ham United.

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