Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang promised grandpa he would play for Real Madrid

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang promised grandpa he would play for Real Madrid

- Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang promised his grandpa to play for Real Madrid

- Manchester United are also said to be interested in the Gabonese star

- Aubameyang currently plays for Arsenal in the Premier League

Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reportedly promised his grandpa that he would play for Real Madrid which comes as a good news for the Spanish giants.

The former Borussia Dortmund man has been a target for many clubs in Europe with Real Madrid said to be leading the chase for the Gabonese superstar.

There have been reports that Aubameyang wants to win titles before he retires from football which he feels might not come at Arsenal.

Last season, Aubameyang had the chance to win a title with Arsenal when they got to the final of the Europa League, but they were beaten by Premier League rivals Chelsea.

Arsenal's defeat against the Blues was said to have pained Aubameyang considering the fact that he wanted to win the title to prove a point.

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"Before he died two years ago I promised him that one day I would play for Real Madrid. My grandfather was from Avila, not far from Madrid. It’s what I said to him.

"I know it’s not easy but it’s something I keep in mind. I celebrate my goals with a cartwheel in honour of Hugo Sanchez.

"I’ve seen many videos of him on the internet and I’ve been following him since I was a boy." Aubameyang explained.

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In January 2018 since he joined Arsenal from Borussia Dortmund, Aubameyang has scored 49 Premier League goals in 75 games.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed that he is still worried about the club after about two years he stepped down as their head coach.

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The Frenchman was said to have mutually parted ways with the Gunners at the end of the 2017-18 season, with Unai Emery taking over from him.

He may not have won many titles during his 22-year reign at the Emirates Stadium, he set a record that no manager has been able to break in the Premier League.

Not even legendary Sir Alex Ferguson or Jose 'Special-One' Mourinho nears the invincible record by the 70-year-old.

The French-born tactician remains the only manager to have won the EPL without losing a single match all through the season (2003-04).

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