Various sources are reporting completely different situations when it comes to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang contract extension talks with Arsenal.

Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang runs with the ball during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and West Ham at the Emirates Stadium in London on March 7, 2020.
Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang runs with the ball on March 7, 2020. (Photo by IAN KINGTON/AFP via Getty Images)

The media don’t seem to be able to agree on what’s happening with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Arsenal and their talks over a contract extension.

Yesterday, we covered claims from L’Equipe that Arsenal recently made a contract offer to Aubameyang. However, at the time we also pointed out that Fabrizio Romano was claiming the Gunners made an offer as long ago as December, with no luck so far.

Meanwhile, journalist Abdellah Boulma reports that extension talks started in March. The player is still apparently awaiting a firm offer, but his priority is to stay for the long-term.

Then, to make matters more confusing, Julien Laurens of ESPN simply added that Arsenal haven’t offered Aubameyang a new deal.

So Arsenal have or haven’t offered Aubameyang a new contract, and they opened talks in December or March or recently. Hope that clears things up for all of you.

It’s all guesswork and which source you believe. It doesn’t seem like we’re close to getting any concrete updates either way.

Aubameyang himself seemingly responded to all the reports on his Instagram story, writing “don’t listen [to] ’em, listen music better”. He’s probably right on that one.

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