Arsenal’s Pierre – Emerick Aubameyang is close to completing a loan move to Barcelona. The 32 year old Gabon international is due in Barcelona today for a medical. The deal is a loan till the end of the season with no option to buy. Arsenal are not guaranteed to sign a replacement but are reported to have a deal ready to go if Auba leaves.
In other news, Ousmane Dembele will not be joining PSG in this window. This is despite him having been close to a move to PSG in the past few days. The 24 year old French winger is said to have had a verbal agreement with the Parisian giants on personal terms. However, a deal could not be agreed between the two clubs.
Barcelona are said to have been the ones pushing to offload the Frenchman to PSG. PSG though had no plans to buy any players in this window. A deal is more likely in the summer . There will be competition from English clubs with Chelsea reportedly the player’s favoured destination.