PIERRE-EMERICK AUBAMEYANG is doing his best to scupper Arsenal’s summer transfer plans.
The former Gunners captain is enjoying a new lease of life at Barcelona.
And Aubameyang is particularly enjoying playing with Ousmane Dembele – a former team-mate at Borussia Dortmund.
Dembele, 24, is out of contract at the Nou Camp at the end of the season and is set to quit on a free transfer.
Barca boss Xavi is keen to tie the Frenchman down to a new deal.
And Aubameyang has revealed he’s in Dembele’s ear, attempting to convince him to extend his stay.
The news will come as a blow to Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United – with all three keen on bringing Dembele to the Premier League, despite his history of injuries.
Aubameyang revealed: “I’ve spoken with Ousmane Dembele…
“Him continuing here beyond this season is a decision he has to make, so let’s see.
“I’d like Ousmane to stay and I’m very happy to play alongside him.”
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Paris Saint-Germain had appeared close to signing Dembele in the January window, but a deadline-day move failed to materialise.
Chelsea have seemingly turned their back on Bayern Munich winger Serge Gnabry in a bid to go all-out to land Dembele.
With the Xavi – and now Aubameyang – desperate for the France ace to stay, the injury-prone winger could yet extend his stay at the Nou Camp.