After being booted out of Chelsea’s Champions League squad, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could apparently still have the chance of a lightning change. Like the portal Relevo reported the Blues are in talks with MLS’s Los Angeles FC over a transfer of the 33-year-old.
Chelsea’s winter spending spree had drastic consequences for Aubameyang. The Gabonese was dropped from the squad for the Champions League by coach Graham Potter and can therefore no longer appear in the premier class in the second half of the season. Thus, the reunion with his former club Borussia Dortmund in the round of 16 is also canceled.
After Aubameyang received the news, he is said to have been shocked and initially fled to Milan. Since then there have been rumors about the striker’s sporting future. Loud Daily Mail Aubameyang’s ex-club FC Barcelona, AC Milan and Atlético Madrid have already expressed interest in a summer transfer.
An immediate change would still be possible in countries where the transfer window is still open. The USA is one of them, the new season of the MLS does not start until the end of February. According to information from SPOX and GOAL is aiming for a loan deal in Los Angeles, the reigning champions after all. In California, Aubameyang could take on the role of Gareth Bale, who retired after the World Cup in Qatar.
Aubameyang only moved from FC Barcelona to London in September, the striker was the dream player of the then coach Thomas Tuchel. A few days later, however, Tuchel was released. Before his time in Spain, Aubameyang was active at Arsenal FC for four years, from 2013 to January 2018 he hunted for goals for BVB.