Paul Merson has recommended that Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang might be excellent for Liverpool, as he feels they lack a standard centre-forward of their squad.
Arsenal signed Aubameyang for £56million (BBC) again in January 2018 from Borussia Dortmund and he’s turned out to be a surprising addition to English soccer.
The striker has 61 targets in simply 97 appearances for the Gunners since his transfer to the Emirates Stadium and is such a medical finisher in entrance of objective.
According to 90min, Liverpool are fascinated about signing Aubameyang and that there was no progress on extending his present Arsenal deal that expires in 2021.
The report provides that Chelsea and Barcelona are additionally eager on him, with the Reds focusing their consideration on RB Leipzig’s Timo Werner for now.
Merson believes that Aubameyang may add one thing additional to Jurgen Klopp’s aspect and he beforehand labored with the German supervisor at Dortmund.
“Liverpool do want a ahead. Let’s be sincere, they haven’t bought a pure striker. Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino work very well collectively as a 3, however you do want somebody who can bang in 25 targets and not using a fuss,” Merson told Sky Sports.
“Firmino is a high participant however he can go lengthy intervals of time with out scoring. You continue to want somebody who’s a security web by way of targets and that’s what Aubameyang can present.”
Aubameyang is definitely among the finest strikers within the Premier League proper now and he’s bought 20 targets in simply 32 matches this season throughout all competitions for an Arsenal workforce which were pretty common for lengthy spells.
He’s a objective machine that might certainly hit the bottom operating at Anfield, however the one problem could be making an attempt to squeeze him into the XI and it is unnecessary to disrupt a entrance trio of Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane when they’re so efficient.
There might be a case made to counsel that Aubameyang is a a lot better objective menace than Firmino, however whether or not he may play the identical position within the central position is a very totally different query.
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