Pierre Emerick Aubameyang Agrees Personal Terms With Olympique Marseille

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Olympique Marseille have reportedly agreed a contract in principle to sign Pierre Emerick Aubameyang on a three-year deal.

Aubameyang has accepted Marseille contract offer and he will be open to making a return to the Ligue 1.

The Gabonese has previously played in the French top-flight division, having began his youth career in France.

While in France, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang played for the cadet teams of Nice, Laval and Batia.

He also represented Dijon, Lille and Monaco, when he was on loan from AC Milan.

After failing to secure a starting shirt at Milan, he joined Saint Etienne on December 22, 2011 signing a permanent deal with the French side.

Pierre Emerick Aubameyang also received offers from Saudi Arabia, but he was keen on remaining in Europe.

The former Borussia Dortmund forward has endured a torrid stint at Chelsea, after joining the club from Barcelona in September 2022 for a reported fee of £12 million.

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He made 21 appearances for the Blues last term, scoring 3 goals and providing 1 assist in all competitions.

Aubameyang was frozen out of the Chelsea squad, as he was deemed surplus to requirements.

Pierre Emerick Aubameyang to Olympique Marseille
Pierre Emerick Aubameyang has been ostracized from the first team of Chelsea

Graham Potter dropped him from their Champions League squad despite his immense wealth of experience in the competition.

Pierre Emerick Aubameyang signed a two-year deal with the West London side last summer, with the option of a further year.

The contract of the Gabon International with Chelsea will expire in the summer of 2024 and Olympique Marseille want to sign him on a free transfer.

Les Olympiens are reportedly holding talks with the English side, regarding the possibility of signing Aubameyang for free.

Pierre Emerick Aubameyang will become the third player to join Olympique Marseille

The 34-year-old will become the third signing of Marseille this summer if he joins the club, who have already signed Geoffrey Kondogbia and Renan Lodi from Atletico Madrid.

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They have also sorted out their managerial department with the appointment of Marcelino Garcia, who replaced Igor Tudor.

Igor spent one season in Marseille, leading one of the most successful clubs in France to a 3rd placed finish in the Ligue 1.

They are making needed reinforcements that could help them go at par with Paris Saint Germain in terms of French top-flight titles.

Pierre Emerick Aubameyang to Olympique Marseille
Pierre Emerick Aubameyang has agreed personal terms with Olympique Marseille

The Parisians won their 11th Ligue 1 title last season, usurping Les Olympiens to the top spot.

Pierre Emerick Aubameyang is reportedly not in the plans of Mauricio Pochettino and he has been ostracized from the squad.

It has been said that he, alongside a few other castaways, has been sent to train alone away from the first team.

Aubameyang also did not travel with the squad for their pre-season tour to the United States Of America.

Olympique Marseille will offer him an opportunity to strut his stuff as he winds down his football career.

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He has made 604 appearances in his career, scoring 304 goals and providing 91 assists.

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