Striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has retired from international soccer, the Gabon federation said Wednesday.
The federation said it received a letter from the Barcelona striker and Gabon captain on Tuesday informing it of his decision, after playing for the national team for 13 years.
MADRID (AP) — Barcelona’s losing run against Real Madrid finally ended Sunday as the Catalan club enjoyed a stunning 4-0 win at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium and showed its title hopes in the Spanish league may not be over yet.
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Real Madrid will try to overcome the absence of Karim Benzema when it hosts fierce rival Barcelona and its revamped attack.
MADRID (AP) — Things are going Barcelona's way again and, thanks to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, scoring is no longer a problem for the Catalan club.
Aubameyang scored his fifth goal in three matches as Barcelona kept momentum with a reassuring 4-0 win over Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish league on Sunday.
MADRID (AP) — The last-minute scramble to secure the signing of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has started to pay off for Barcelona.
Aubameyang scored a hat trick for his first goals since joining from Arsenal at the end of the winter transfer window, leading the Catalan club to a resounding 4-1 win at Valencia in the Spanish league on Sunday.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona's revamped attack will host an Atlético Madrid side seeking to restore its once vaunted defense on Sunday in the Spanish league at Camp Nou.
Struggling to score since the exits of Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann last summer, Barcelona went shopping during the January transfer window and brought in three forwards from the English Premier League.
MADRID (AP) — With his move to Barcelona finally official, striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is hoping his experience can help a team that is badly in need of a spark.
Barcelona secured a deal with the 32-year-old former Arsenal forward just before the transfer deadline on Monday but it wasn't announced by the Catalan club until Wednesday.
MADRID (AP) — Barcelona came agonizingly close to losing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. It never really had a chance of getting rid of Ousmane Dembélé.
Barcelona president Joan Laporta said on Tuesday the deal to sign Aubameyang was sealed a minute before the transfer window deadline ended on Monday night, and that Dembélé inexplicably rejected two good offers to leave the club.
MADRID (AP) — It was a mix of good news and bad news for Barcelona at the end of the winter transfer window on Monday.
The Catalan club was close to making official the signing of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after reaching a deal with the Arsenal striker just before the deadline, but it couldn't get disgruntled forward Ousmane Dembélé to leave and will likely have to stay with the France forward until his contract ends in June.
LONDON (AP) — Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has returned to London and is undergoing medical tests as Arsenal looks for “clarity” after he was diagnosed with heart lesions during his recovery from the coronavirus at the African Cup of Nations, manager Mikel Arteta said Wednesday.
Gabon released Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mario Lemina to return to their clubs on Monday after they were diagnosed with heart lesions during their recovery from COVID-19 at the African Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Gabon and Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been diagnosed with heart lesions at the African Cup of Nations in Cameroon after contracting the coronavirus, the Gabon Football Federation said on Friday.
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang tested positive for the coronavirus on arrival in Cameroon with the rest of the Gabon squad for the African Cup of Nations on Thursday.
Midfielder Mario Lemina and assistant coach Anicet Yala also tested positive at Nsimalen Airport in Yaounde, the Gabon Football Federation said in a statement on its Facebook page.
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Arsenal hosts third-tier side Sunderland in the League Cup while enjoying a resurgence in form in the Premier League that has lifted Mikel Arteta's side to fourth.
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Thanks to the virus, the Premier League fixture list has been slashed from six games to two. Postponed to dates yet to be determined are Manchester United-Brighton, Southampton-Brentford, Watford-Crystal Palace and West Ham-Norwich.
With Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang dropped following his latest disciplinary breach, Arsenal needed other attackers to step up for its big Premier League match against top-four rival West Ham on Wednesday.
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal quickly forgot about the team’s off-field distractions with forward Gabriel Martinelli and substitute Emile Smith Rowe scoring in a 2-0 win over 10-man West Ham on Wednesday that put the Gunners in the top four in the Premier League.
Arsenal stripped Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of the captaincy on Tuesday after another disciplinary breach, saying the striker hadn't worked “to the rules and standards" set by the club.
Aubameyang, Arsenal's highest-paid player, was also told he would not be considered for selection for the English Premier League game against West Ham on Wednesday.
LONDON (AP) — Martin Odegaard scored for a third straight game as Arsenal eased to a 3-0 victory over Southampton in the English Premier League on Saturday to end a run of two straight losses.
Arsenal was without captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who was dropped from the squad for disciplinary reasons, but Alexandre Lacazette started in his place and netted the opener in the 21st minute.
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was left out of the squad for the Premier League game against Southampton on Saturday because of a “disciplinary breach,” manager Mikel Arteta said.
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal delivered its best performance of the season to beat Aston Villa 3-1 in the Premier League on Friday.
Arsenal was completely dominant for most of the game and built a 3-0 lead before Jacob Ramsey pulled a late goal back for Villa, which then pressured for the last 10 minutes without coming closer.
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Arsenal's resurgent winning run in the Premier League ended with a 0-0 draw at Brighton on Saturday.
After opening with three straight losses, Arsenal was seeking a fourth victory on the bounce and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang headed against the outside of a post with one of the Gunners' best chances.
LONDON (AP) — However bad things have seemed for Arsenal over the last decade, beating Tottenham at the Emirates Stadium can usually be relied on.
Just not usually as emphatically as Sunday's north London derby triumph — a 3-1 victory helping to clear the early-season gloom for Mikel Arteta's side.
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal tore Tottenham apart with three goals in the opening 34 minutes in a 3-1 victory on Sunday that extended its early-season recovery and completed a miserable September for its north London rival in the Premier League.
LONDON (AP) — Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ended Arsenal's wait for a goal and some points in the English Premier League by scoring in a 1-0 win over Norwich on Saturday.
The striker tapped in from close range in the 66th minute after Nicolas Pepe struck shots against both posts before the ball dribbled across the face of goal to Aubameyang.
LONDON (AP) — Once Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang started scoring there was no stopping Arsenal.
The striker netted a hat trick Wednesday in a 6-0 win over West Bromwich Albion in the second round of the League Cup.
LONDON (AP) — Emile Smith Rowe took advantage of a defensive howler to score the winner as Arsenal beat Chelsea 1-0 at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday to stop the hosts from moving third in the Premier League...
A look at what’s happening around the Premier League on Saturday with the other major European competitions on a Christmas break:...
LONDON (AP) — The only time Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang looked uncertain was when it came to collecting the FA Cup...
LONDON (AP) — Seven months after leaving Pep Guardiola's side, Mikel Arteta outwitted his mentor to ensure his first season as Arsenal manager will end with an FA Cup final...
LONDON (AP) — Soaked by the rain swirling around Arsenal's stadium, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer watched helplessly as his dream Premier League start as Manchester United manager was brought to a halt on Sunday.
BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund eased its relegation fears with a 3-2 win at bottom club Stuttgart in the Bundesliga on Friday.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang broke the deadlock in the 25th minute, scooping the ball home after Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa helped it on following some good work from Marco Reus.