Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is “clearly unhappy” at Arsenal and wants to win things before his career comes to an end.
That’s according to Chris Sutton, who believes the Gabon international wants out at Arsenal after his recent comments regarding his contract situation.
Aubameyang is a free agent in 2021 and suggested in a frank interview with Telefoot that he won’t sign fresh terms unless he’s convinced Arsenal will be competitive next season.
Gunners boss Mikel Arteta remains confident Aubameyang will see out his career at the Emirates, recently telling the press he is “pretty positive” the striker will put pen to paper on a new contract.
But Sutton doesn’t share the Spaniard’s optimism, telling BBC Radio 5 Live: “He [Aubameyang] is clearly unhappy, isn’t he?
“Because he did not have to say what he said. And if he wanted to win things, with the greatest respect, he wouldn’t want to sign for Arsenal again, would he?
“There will be other suitors who are after him. He’s 31… you can’t afford to hang around at Arsenal with their position at the moment.
“There’s always turmoil at Arsenal. This whole situation has come out of nowhere – for Aubameyang to come out and speak like that.
“He could have said nothing, the fact he was strong and talks about a turning point.
“It’s not about the money for him is it now? At his age, nearly 31, it’s about winning things. There’s gonna be some big-hitters in for him.
“He doesn’t want to finish eighth in the table for the next couple of seasons and be part of a progressive Arsenal team and then his career finishes.”
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