Will Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang leave OM for Saudi Arabia? The Gabonese’s firm response

Top scorer for OM this season, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could have joined Saudi Arabia last summer. In an interview, he announced that he had declined the offer.

This season, Aubameyang has already scored 27 goals with the OM jersey. Fourth top scorer in Ligue 1, the Gabonese is nominated for the UNFP trophy for player of the year. Above all, the former Barcelona player has the opportunity to bring Marseille to the final of the Europa League. He and his teammates meet Atalanta this Thursday in the semi-finals.

Last summer, he joined Olympique de Marseille freely. Chelsea wanted to clean house and decided to let the striker go for free rather than pay him his wages without him playing. In addition to the OM proposal, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang received offers from Saudi Arabia. Questioned on this subject by L’Équipe, this is whatAubam replied : “The proposal arrived. Like every summer, I take stock with my father and I say to myself: “No, it’s not me”.


In the interview, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang explained that he did not want to leave Europe, leaving his failure at Chelsea as his last memory. Although the financial offer from Saudi Arabia was tempting, he explains, Aubameyang did not want to have regrets. After his successful season with OM, he could be tempted by Saudi Arabia, Aubameyang tells The Team : “I prefer to have a challenge, even a risky one. That’s what’s going to mean I’ll pick up a bigger check, you never know in life“.

Trained at Stade Lavallois and passed through Olympique Lyonnais, Oumar Solet joined the ambitious Red Bull Salzburg in 2020. Pillar of the defense of the Austrian champion, he spoke exclusively to 90min. He talks about his career, his dreams of a big club, of international football and theEuro 2024Or The french team will cross swords with his adopted country, Austria

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