Dortmund close on Aubameyang

Borussia Dortmund are thought to be close to agreeing a deal for highly-rated St Etienne striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Last Updated: 02/07/13 at 16:32 Post Comment

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Linked with move to Borussia Dortmund

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Linked with move to Borussia Dortmund

Reports emanating from Germany claim Dortmund are in pole position to land the Gabon international with talks at an advanced stage between both clubs.

A host of clubs across Europe have been linked with a move for Aubameyang, with Newcastle credited with a long-term interest in the 24-year-old.

However, it appears UEFA Champions League finalists Dortmund are ready to meet St Etienne's asking price for the prolific forward.

The news will be a blow for Newcastle as they had been keeping tabs on Aubameyang for several months and was thought to be one of Alan Pardew's top summer transfer targets.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

E

ven if United were to sign CR7 & Messi to play upfront, the fact remains Fletcher and Cleverly are playing in midfield. That's where the problem is. Fletcher is too slow with an awful pass, while Cleverly is simply rubbish

mrunited4life
Di Maria - A Signing of Necessity, or Opportunity?

T

hese days, these days, you can't say something racist without somebody saying that you're a racist.

tk421
'Wrong' Views Not Silenced By Shouting...

D

rop Rooney (he's so disappointing, overrated and overpaid), and play Di Maria and RVP upfront, much like the set up at the Netherlands team with Roben and RVP...

eric bush3
Di Maria - A Signing of Necessity, or Opportunity?

Footer 365

Premier League: Luis Suarez returns to Liverpool with gift for Steven Gerrard

Luis Suarez returned to Liverpool’s Melwood training ground on Monday - but only to bid farewell to his former team-mates.

Transfer news: Hull City agree Mohamed Diame fee with West Ham

Hull City have agreed a fee with West Ham for midfielder Mohamed Diame, Sky sources understand.

Transfer news: Real Madrid sign Javier Hernandez from Manchester United on loan

Real Madrid have signed Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez on a season-long loan deal.

Mail Box

Wenger: The Most Stubborn Manager Going

Arsenal fans would quite like their club to sign a striker thank you very much, whilst someone is excited about Jim White et al. Plus, Klose to Arsenal please...

Finding It Harder To Defend United

We have some Sunday thoughts on Manchester United's latest league point, plus farewells offered to Daniel Agger (fond) and Fernando Torres (less so)...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property