Aubameyang ‘First Arsenal Star To Leave’
PIERRE-EMERICK AUBAMEYANG was the ‘first Arsenal star to leave’ after yesterday’s excellent 2-1 victory over Tottenham….Aubameyang ‘First Arsenal Star To Leave’
The Gunners skipper was surprisingly dropped to the bench due to an unspecified disciplinary matter.
Aubameyang, 31, was an unused substitute against TottenhamCredit: News Group Newspapers Ltd
Boss Mikel Arteta later confirmed that Aubameyang had been due to start before the issue arose.
But as the Spaniard was doing so in his post-match interview Aubameyang’s Ferrari could reportedly already be heard leaving the ground.
The Athletic claim that Aubameyang left just 23 minutes after the final whistle, not taking part in the post-match warm-down with his fellow unused substitutes.
While Hector Bellerin, Pablo Mari and Rob Holding were put through their paces by fitness coach Shad Forsyth, Aubameyang was nowhere to be seen.
They also claim that the reason for the 31-year-old’s axe was lateness, therefore ‘breaking team protocol’.
The striker was reportedly seen stuck in traffic in his holographic chrome-wrapped Ferrari around Muswell Hill before the match.
Arteta, 38, made the bold call to drop his captain in order to make a point.
Aubameyang was disciplined earlier in the campaign for missing a Covid test before a European trip, and also reprimanded by the club for breaking regulations to get a tattoo last month.
Aubameyang’s Ferrari was allegedly seen in Muswell Hill before the game