Aubameyang Robbed Amid Transfer Talks
Barcelona star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was attacked and robbed at his home by four people wearing masks, club officials have confirmed. The Spanish giants have said that he and his wife had been threatened with guns and iron bars but, despite the robbery, they are both doing well.
According to Spanish outlet El Pais, as quoted by Sky Sports, the 33-year-old striker was hit and forced to open a safe where the couple stored jewellery. The report says that the couple were tie up and handcuffed during the incident which took place on Monday.
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Authorities have reportedly said at least four masked robbers entered Aubameyang‘s house, where he lives with his wife and two children just outside of Barcelona in Castelldefels. ESPN say that the Gabon international’s home is just 200 metres from houses owned by Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez.
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ESPN add that Aubameyang returned from Barcelona’s 4-0 win over Real Valladolid on Sunday evening shortly before the incident occurred. The report concludes by referencing police sources, claiming that the group are yet to have been caught.
This summer, Aubameyang has been heavily linked with a move to Chelsea as Thomas Tuchel looks to bolster his frontline. football.london understand that the Blues submitted a £22million bid for the striker last week.
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Several high profile footballers in Spain have been robbed recently, though most break-ins occur while the stars are playing.
In connection with the three-million-euro burglary at the house belonging to former Brazil forward Ronaldo, police arrested six people in June.
Paris Saint-Germain player Marco Verratti was staying at Ronaldo’s house in Ibiza, but was not home when the burglars broke in, taking jewellery and money.
Earlier this month police recovered Barcelona striker Robert Lewandowski’s wrist watch, which was stolen as the player signed autographs before a training session.
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