Chelsea ‘in talks with LAFC over Aubameyang transfer’ after striker is axed from Champions League squad

AUBA THE LINE PIERRE-EMERICK AUBAMEYANG may be set to leave Chelsea for Los Angeles FC, reports suggest.

Aubameyang has fallen out of favour at Stamford Bridge and was even axed from the Blues’ Champions League squad.

Chelsea ace Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could be on his way to Los Angeles FC
According to Relevo, the West Londoners have entered talks with LAFC regarding a potential deal for the striker.

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The transfer window has just opened in the MLS as it runs from January 31 until April 24.

The Gabon international returned to the Premier League only last summer and reunited with former Borussia Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel at Chelsea.

However, new owner Todd Boehly axed Tuchel soon after and the 33-year-old soon fell out of favour under his successor Graham Potter.

Aubameyang fell even further down the pecking order during Chelsea’s January transfer spree and has since been linked with a move away.

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According to Gazzetta dello Sport, AC Milan are looking to re-sign the Gabonese star in the summer.

The same report suggested that Milan are the “best positioned club” for his signature.

Aubameyang fuelled rumours of a move to San Siro by jetting off to Milan with his family soon after he was cut from the Champions League squad.

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Aubameyang has only managed a mere three goals and one assist in 18 matches across all competitions this season.

Potter has shaken things up after a busy transfer window, which saw a whopping eight new players coming in.

The arrivals of Mykhailo Mudryk and Joao Felix has created even more competition for a place in Chelsea’s attack.

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