Barcelona has finalized the signing of Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on the final day of the transfer window.
After being deprived of his club captaincy due to a disciplinary transgression, the 32-year-old has not played for Arsenal since December.
And the LaLiga heavyweights have pounced on the Gabonese international ahead of Juventus.
Aubameyang was anticipated to depart on loan, but the striker has signed a permanent agreement with Barcelona after agreeing to take a pay cut from his £350,000-a-week Arsenal contract.
Arsenal will save £25 million in salary this summer, giving them a significant boost to their transfer plans.
After a disappointing stint at the Emirates, Aubameyang will look to get back on the scoresheet for his new team. He has 68 goals in 128 Premier League games for North London.
In Catalonia, he joins Manchester City’s Ferran Torres, who arrived earlier in the window as Xavi seeks to resurrect the club’s old glory.
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Source: livescore news