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Liverpool join Chelsea in race to sign Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

15 July 2017

Chelsea are expected to launch a £140million attack to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alvaro Morata.

Premier League champions Chelsea are close to signing Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in a £65M deal, which would allow current striker Diego Costa to leave the club, according to the Mirror.

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But Chelsea just won't have it their way this summer as Liverpool, as reported by the Sun, enters the fray.

The Spain worldwide has not travelled with the rest of Conte's squad for their trip to the Far East, and the Daily Mirror now claims Aubameyang is set to be his replacement at Stamford Bridge.

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Jurgen Klopp knows the striker well after being the man to take him to Dortmund in 2013 and it looks like the Liverpool coach is hoping for a reunion at Anfield as he looks to build a side capable of competing for the title.

AC Milan, where Aubameyang began his career but never made an impact at first-team level, are another club said to be hunt as they look to continue their heavy summer recruitment.

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The Gabon worldwide has been widely tipped to leave the Signal Iduna Park outfit this summer with the likes of Premier League duo Liverpool and Chelsea said to be interested, while a return to former club AC Milan has also been mooted.

Liverpool join Chelsea in race to sign Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang