Chelsea in talks with Borussia Dortmund over Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang move

Chelsea in talks with Borussia Dortmund over Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang move

- Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could join Chelsea to replace the out-going Diego Costa

- Costa is expected to seal a move to Atletico Madrid after missing pre-season training

- The Blues missed out on former striker Romelu Lukaku who joined Manchester United

Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could join Chelsea after the Blues made contact with the German outfit.

According to reports from Spain, Antonio Conte faces competition from PSG and Real Madrid for the Gabonese striker's signature.

With Diego Costa missing pre-season training ahead of a possible move to Atletico Madrid, Conte is looking for a big-name striker for his team next season.

Chelsea in talks with Borussia Dortmund over Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang move

Chelsea in talks with Borussia Dortmund over Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Photo: Dourtmund FC/Twitter

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No.1 target Romelu Lukaku joined Manchester United after initially looking set to return to the club. Aubameyang was the top goal scorer in the Bundesliga last season ahead of Robert Lewandowski.

Chelsea in talks with Borussia Dortmund over Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang move

Lukaku dumped Chelsea for Manchester United. Photo: Manutd.com

Chinese Super League side Tianjin Quanjian made a whopping £71million offer for the striker while PSG were also close to signing him.

Chelsea in talks with Borussia Dortmund over Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang move

Conte has told Diego Costa to leave the club. Photo: Premier League/Twitter

Conte is alternatively looking at Alvaro Morata, and the Blues were ready to make a £70m bid but he is frustrated Real Madrid might not sell the Spaniard.

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Aubameyang joined Dortmund in 2013 and has scored an impressive 120 goals in 189 appearances.

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Source: Sports.naija.ng

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