Chelsea: Aubameyang, the turkey of the farce

Recruited for 12 million euros at FC Barcelona, ​​Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang suddenly fell back in the hierarchy of Chelsea attackers. To the point of not being called up for the knockout phase of the Champions League.

Aubameyang will no longer play in the C1 this season.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (33) is a Chelsea player. With the countless recruitments made over the last two transfer windows, Blues supporters have almost forgotten that the Gabonese striker had settled down at Stamford Bridge in the off-season. A return to England that does not go as planned.

A slow fall…

While he had a good half-season with FC Barcelona, ​​the former Saint-Tienne striker thought he would continue on his spear. It was without counting on the dismissal of his mentor, Thomas Tuchel, which had allowed him to change dimension Dortmund. A premature departure from the German coach at the beginning of September which did not help the affairs of the Panther, lost in the dense London workforce like many partners transferred at the same time as him.

Since the arrival of Graham Potter, the centre-forward passed by AC Milan has only started 4 times in 15 Premier League games, playing only 124 minutes in the league since the return to competition. Paradoxically, it was in the Champions League that he was used the most with 6 starts in 6 games for a record of two goals… against the Lombard club, first leg and return. Great performances that he will not repeat in the event.

Potter zaps Aubameyang a C1

For what ? Because the English manager decided to leave him on the floor by not registering him on the list for the eliminatory phase. The former Brighton manager preferred to take with him Enzo Fernandez, Mykhaylo Mudryk, Joao Flix and even Hakim Ziyech rather than his main attacking asset in the competition. A similar decision taken for Benoit Badiashile, Noni Madueke, Andrey Santos and Datro Fofana, who arrived this winter.

Inevitably, the ex-Stphanois saw his situation badly. The Telegraph describes a player shocked and shocked by the decision of the club that he suspects of wanting to push him out when he did not take part in the disappointing draw against Fulham (0-0) on Friday. Given the chronic inefficiency of Chelsea forwards for several months, Aubameyang probably deserved more consideration. The second half of the season is going to be long…

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