Paul Merson tells Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to snub summer transfer and stay at Arsenal

first_img Metro Sport ReporterSunday 12 Apr 2020 3:00 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.2kShares Paul Merson tells Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to snub summer transfer and stay at Arsenal Advertisement Commentcenter_img Paul Merson has urged Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to stay at Arsenal (Pictures: Getty)Paul Merson has urged Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to stay at Arsenal, telling the Gabon forward that the ‘grass is not always greener on the other side’.Aubameyang has developed into one of Arsenal’s most important players since signing from Borussia Dortmund in 2018, scoring 61 goals in 97 appearances for the Gunners.The 30-year-old was named Arsenal’s new captain at the end of last year and Mikel Arteta, who replaced Unai Emery as manager in December, is keen for Aubameyang to stay at the Emirates.Aubameyang has been strongly linked with a move ahead of the summer transfer window, however, and was recently urged to leave the Gunners by Gabon’s FA president.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTBut Gunners hero Merson told Sky Sports: ‘It’s easy saying move to another, more ambitious club and win stuff but there are not a lot of trophies to win, especially with the two phenomenal football clubs Liverpool and Manchester City.‘I was very fortunate to play for Arsenal for a long time and make no mistake about it, it’s a great club.‘The grass is not always greener on the other side, you have got to be careful. Aubameyang is at an age now where he will play every week for Arsenal.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘If he goes to, say, Manchester United or somewhere else, four or five bad games and you are out of the team.‘He’s going to play every week at Arsenal and when you are coming towards the end of your career, two or three years to go, you have got to enjoy your football and play.‘If I were Aubameyang’s agent I would be stressing that he is at one of the best clubs in the world, a phenomenal football club that has as much chance as anybody, bar Manchester City and Liverpool, winning something.‘For me, I would stay.’Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page.MORE: Former Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey hails ‘unbelievable’ Juventus teammate Cristiano RonaldoMORE: Kim Kallstrom reveals the Arsenal player that was better than Zlatan Ibrahimovic in training Advertisementlast_img

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