Change on Thursday deadline A number of transactions were finalized on that day, but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s switch from Barcelona to Chelsea may have had the highest public prominence.
It was no secret that Chelsea needed a new talisman after letting Romelu Lukaku to return to Inter Milan on loan and Timo Werner to return to RB Leipzig. Despite it being touch and go as the transfer window ticked down, the Blues, led by new owner Todd Boehly, ultimately secured their man.
The former captain of Arsenal, a Gabonese forward named Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, was obviously thrilled to sign a two-year contract and return to London and the Premier League.
“A lot of the arguments have been about his age, but he’ll score goals”