Atletico Madrid hoping to sign Gabon international: A good option for Diego Simeone?

It’s been a transfer window full of surprises, and Atletico could be set to carry on this trend. Reports in the British media claim Atletico Madrid are hoping to sign Gabon international Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

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The Gabon international only joined Chelsea from Barcelona in 2022 for 12 million euros and his contract runs to June 2024.

In 16 appearances for Chelsea, Aubameyang has managed to score three goals, and create one goal for his teammates.

The 33-year-old is the best football player in Gabon. His record for Gabon is impressive. Aubameyang has scored 30 goals in 73 matches for Gabon at senior level.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is one of the more likely players to be offloaded by Chelsea this winter and the list of suitors in the Gabon international continues to grow.

Adding a striker remains Atletico Madrid’s top priority this winter and Diego Simeone will have drafted a shortlist of a number of possible targets he could approach in the coming days.

Someone with Aubameyang’s skillset and potential will no doubt be an excellent signing for Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone.

The Spanish giants are desperate to make an impact in the winter transfer window.

The former Barcelona man is a dynamic striker, who possesses good technical skills and ball control. His finishing abilities when in and around the box will come as a massive asset to Diego Simeone’s side.

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According to the report, “Atletico Madrid are eyeing a move for Chelsea striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. With Joao Felix is on the verge of sealing a loan move to Chelsea from Atletico, AS says Aubameyang could move the other way as they look for cheap options to bolster their attacking options. Atletico believe they can secure a cut-price deal for Aubameyang considering his struggles at Stamford Bridge.“

Atletico Madrid will have to come up with the right proposal to convince Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to join the club.

The Blues will be ready to part ways with the striker should the right offer arrives.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ideal fit for Atletico Madrid?

Undoubtedly, he would be a fantastic recruit for Atletico Madrid.

A striker of Aubameyang’s ceiling will be a massive addition to Atletico squad as he will not only improve the overall quality of Diego Simeone’s starting XI but also add some stability and variety to his attacking department.

Stylistically, he would be a great fit in Madrid.

How strong that interest is and whether Atletico Madrid will make a move remains to be seen but it is certainly one worth keeping an eye on.

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Enzo Cattaneo

Naples-born Enzo Cattaneo has spent more than a decade living in Madrid and writing about Spanish football, German football and the Premier League for various Spanish football websites and now he writes about World football for World Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers and rumours pretty much nonstop since the 2002 FIFA World Cup in South Korea.

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