Transfer rumours: Real Madrid sets Arsenal Aubameyang deadline

Arsenal reportedly must decide on Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's future by next month amid Real Madrid links, while Barcelona is linked with Miralem Pjanic.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in action for Arsenal   -  Getty Images

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is out of contract in June 2021 and the Gabon international is no closer to signing a new Arsenal deal.

The former Borussia Dortmund star is not short of suitors amid uncertainty over his future in London.

And Real Madrid is reportedly making its move.

T OP STORY – MADRID TELL ARSENAL TO DECIDE OVER AUBA

Real Madrid has set Arsenal a deadline as it looks to sign star forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, according to The Mirror.

Aubameyang is out of contract in June 2021 and the Gabon international has been tipped to leave Arsenal.

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Madrid reportedly wants Arsenal to make a decision on Aubameyang's future by June 15 as the likes of Inter and Paris Saint-Germain also circle.

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Sport reports Barcelona is on the brink of signing Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic. The La Liga giant is close to agreeing a four-year deal with the Bosnia-Herzegovina international.

- Pjanic had been mentioned in a possible swap deal with Barca's Arthur, who has previously dismissed an exit. However, Tuttosport claims Juventus has not given up on signing Arthur.

- Former RB Leipzig boss Ralf Rangnick is set to become head coach of Milan, reports Calciomercato.

The Express says Manchester United has identified Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek as a top transfer target. Van de Beek has also been linked to Madrid and Juve.

- Madrid wants Casemiro to continue at the Santiago Bernabeu, but Mundo Deportivo reports the futures of captain Sergio Ramos, Luka Modric, Lucas Vazquez and James Rodriguez are up in the air.

- According to The Sun, Borussia Dortmund wants to sign Chelsea teenager Charlie Webster.

- Inter has set its sights on Freiburg centre-back Robin Koch, reports Tuttomercatoweb. Koch has also been linked to Napoli and Benfica.

- United is keeping tabs on Swansea City defender Joe Rodon, says The Mirror. The Red Devils have already raided Swansea previously, signing Welshman Daniel James ahead of the 2019-20 season.

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