DONE DEAL! Aubameyang signs for Arsenal

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has finally joined Arsenal on a long-term contract for a club-record fee of around £56million.

The club confirmed this on its website, saying his squad number would be confirmed soon.

The 28-year-old joins from German side, Borussia Dortmund.

Auba, as he is fondly called, is one of the world’s most highly-rated strikers. He scored 98 goals in 144 Bundesliga games for Dortmund and had a hand in 172 goals in 213 matches in all competitions for his former club.

Auba is the Gabon captain and all-time top goalscorer, and became the first Gabonese winner of the African Footballer of the Year award in 2015.

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