Former Arsenal star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has, on Saturday, confirmed his disappointment with the Gunners’ failure to safe a Champions League berth for subsequent season.
Gabonese worldwide Aubameyang, after all, secured a departure from the Emirates in the course of the January switch window.
After being deemed surplus to necessities by boss Mikel Arteta owing to a disciplinary breach, the skilled attacker made the transfer to Spain, snapped up by La Liga heavyweights Barcelona on a free switch.
Evidently, although, regardless of the less-than-deal nature of his eventual departure, Auba maintains a spot in his coronary heart for his former membership.
Chatting with Sky Sports activities while in attendance on the qualifying session for this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix, the 32-year-old was drawn on the efforts of Mikel Arteta’s squad to safe a pivotal spot within the Premier League’s top-4 this previous season.
The Gunners, after all, regarded firmly on observe for a return to European soccer’s grandest stage, solely to fall to defeats in two of their final three outings, opening the door for arch rivals Tottenham to leapfrog them into 4th.
And Aubameyang has revealed that he was left ‘a bit unhappy’ by the in the end fruitless efforts of his ex-teammates to seal a Champions League return, albeit with the Gabonese sustaining hope that Arsenal will nonetheless go on to seal glory on the Europa League stage:
‘Arsenal have made quite a lot of enhancements,’ Aubameyang started. ‘I’m a bit unhappy as a result of I needed them to be within the Champions League. I’ve quite a lot of mates over there & I’m wishing them one of the best for subsequent season. Hopefully they will win the Europa League.’
🗣️ “I’m a bit unhappy as a result of I needed to play them within the #UCL”
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