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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has completed a permanent transfer from Barcelona to Chelsea.

The experienced striker joins the Blues on a two-year contract and becomes the sixth senior signing of the summer window to strengthen our men’s team after a seven-month spell at Camp Nou. He scored 13 goals in 23 appearances for Barca last season, helping them move up from sixth in La Liga when he joined in February to finish second.

On becoming a Chelsea player, Aubameyang said: “I’m really happy. It’s an honor to be part of this team and I can’t wait to get started. I have unfinished business with the Premier League so it’s good to be back and really exciting.

Chelsea chairman Todd Boehly said: “Pierre-Emerick is an elite striker with proven Premier League experience and his arrival strengthens our squad, giving us new attacking options. We are delighted to have Pierre- Emerick by our side in the new era at Chelsea and we really look forward to working with him.

Behdad Eghbali and José E. Feliciano, co-owners, added: “We are really delighted to welcome Pierre-Emerick to London as one of the last important pieces to be added to Chelsea this summer.” He’s a world-class striker and leader, and we can’t wait to see him in blue this season.

A quick striker and clinical finisher, the 33-year-old is a proven Premier League goalscorer having netted 68 times for Arsenal in four years at the Emirates, averaging over a goal every two games in all competitions and sharing the Premier League shoe. Gold in 2018/19 alongside Liverpool duo Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah.

He won the FA Cup with Arsenal in 2020, adding to trophies collected with Borussia Dortmund in Germany and Saint-Etienne in France.

Welcome to Chelsea, Pierre-Emerick!

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