Arsenal and Tottenham blow! Top summer target signs new Borussia Dortmund contract

first_img Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Highly-sought after striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has signed a new long-term contract with Borussia Dortmund, snubbing interest from a host of top European and Premier League clubs.The 26-year-old Gabon star was linked with moves to Arsenal and Tottenham this summer on the back of a prolific season for the German outfit, netting 25 goals in all competitions.Liverpool were also thought to be chasing the rapid forward, who still had three years remaining on his previous contract.However, the Bundesliga giants were determined to keep hold of their star man and decided to “prematurely extend” his deal to fend off potential suitors, with Aubameyang penning a new five-year deal, committing to the club until 2020.“I’m absolutely delighted that the next years of my career will be spent at Borussia Dortmund,” said the forward, who arrived at the Westfalenstadion for just £10million from French side St Etienne in 2013“I feel very happy at the club, in this team and in this city. BVB has become like a second home to me. Every part of me wants to be here and I have never wanted to leave.”Sporting Director Michael Zorc added: “Auba has developed outstandingly. We are very happy that we have been able to tie him down to a long-term contract.” 1last_img read more