Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to Arsenal transfer news: Mkhitaryan says goodbye to teammates

BORUSSIA Dortmund insisted that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has a future at the club, even though he was left out of the squad for Friday’s 1-1 Bundesliga draw at Hertha Berlin.

Aubameyang, the top scorer in the German top flight last season, was also dropped for last Sunday’s goalless draw at home to Wolfsburg.

Dortmund coach Peter Stoeger took the decision to leave out the Gabon international again amid reports he is chasing a move to Premier League side Arsenal, who look set to lose forward Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United.

“There is nothing concrete on the table, only a lot of air,” Dortmund director of sport Michael Zorc told Eurosport when asked about the Arsenal rumours.

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“We’re planning with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and there’s a way back into the team for him, but professionalism is part of that.