This news has been received from: the-sun.com

All trademarks, copyrights, videos, photos and logos are owned by respective news sources. News stories, videos and live streams are from trusted sources.

PIERRE-EMERICK AUBAMEYANG tried to force through a January move to Chelsea - but it fell through over his huge wage demands.

The Arsenal skipper, set to play against the West Londoners in the FA Cup final later today, wanted out but could not agree terms.

2Aubameyang tried to force through a January move to ChelseaCredit: Getty Images - Getty

The Gabon striker, who has a year left of his £60,000-a-week Gunners deal, wanted out quickly, claim the Mail.

Agents for Aubameyang contacted Frank Lampard's Blues.

CHELSEA NEWS LIVE: Follow for the latest Blues news

At the time, Lamps had frozen out Olivier Giroud and a striker was said to be a top priority.

He was linked with Timo Werner, who he eventually signed for £48million from RB Leipzig.

Aubameyang, 31, has hit 27 goals this term.

2

He was said to be keen on the move which would have left Gunners fans fuming.

The departure of left-back Ashley Cole to their hated London rivals in 2006 is still raw.

But Aubameyang is said to have asked for a salary which would have made him the highest paid player in the club's history, it has been claimed.

The Blues are still keen on Aubameyang but he would have to drop his incredible wage demands.

Most read in FootballWEATHER THE STORMHow Kieron Dyer ended up at Mayweather's mansion with 'women everywhere'PicturedMADD FOR ITDele, Maddison and Grealish enjoy a hard-earned break in sun-soaked IbizaExclusive'SCARY'Ex-Arsenal ace Robbie Burton describes horrific experience of earthquake in CroatiaTALK OF THE TOONNewcastle takeover flop sees 19k fans urge Boris Johnson to launch probeTHE BEAUTIFUL FRAMEFooty fan creates 'magic door' to Portsmouth's stadium from back gardenPicturedDOWN TIMERonaldo relaxes on £30,000-a-week yacht in the Med with Georgina and pals

There is a strong chance now that he will sit out the final year of his Emirates contract before leaving on a free.

That would ensure he gets the wages he is demanding.

The dilemma for Gunners boss Mikel Arteta is whether to cut his transfer fee dramatically to ensure a sale - or let him go on a free.

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says the Gunners must win the FA Cup if they are to keep Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

News Source: the-sun.com

Tennis : Gasquet beaten in half and injured

Next News:

Stanford student raises awareness for farmworker wages after getting $7 for picking 2 gallons of blueberries

PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Incoming Stanford medical student, Gianna Nino, is raising awareness for farmworkers through her own experience picking in the fields in a tweet that has gone viral.

Gianna got her masters in epidemiology and before her fall semester started, wanted to apply for a summer job doing contact tracing.

RELATED: Podcast by Stanford seniors gives platform to stories of being Black, first generation college students
EMBED More News Videos

The "Comeup Collective" podcast from Stanford seniors gives a raw, uncensored take on what it's like to be a Black, first generation college student on an elite campus.


Unsuccessful in the job hunt and also unable to secure a position working in retail, she followed in her family's footsteps and started picking blueberries at farms around the Bay Area.
In the tweet, Gianna wrote "I'm about to finish up my time in the fields, and wanted everyone to know that we (farmworkers) are paid $7 for two gallons of blueberries. How much do you pay for your blueberries?"

The tweet went viral with more than a quarter-million likes.

I’m about to finish up my time in the fields, and wanted everyone to know that we (farmworkers) are paid $7 for two gallons of blueberries. How much do you pay for your blueberries? pic.twitter.com/Om5fAT7TbP

— Yana (@giannanino) July 30, 2020
Dion Lim, an anchor for ABC7 News in Northern California, asked Gianna what her goal was with the tweet.

She responded that it was for others to "become aware of the hands that feed you... humanizing the people behind that. It's so easy to serve your fruit not knowing where those blueberries come from. There's a workforce with people with dreams and hope behind every food you eat."

Gianna's sister graduated this past spring from Brown University, another of her brothers is an incoming junior at Bowdoin College and her youngest brother is an incoming freshman at the University of Washington.

VIDEO: Bay Area seamstresses work around the clock to make face masks for farmworkers

EMBED More News Videos

A group of immigrant women have been working around the clock to make much-needed face masks to protect farmworkers and other low-paid essential workers from the novel coronavirus in San Mateo County.



RELATED: Relief fund set up for California farm workers amid COVID-19 pandemic
EMBED More News Videos

A pandemic relief fund has been set up to help keep field workers' families healthy as they work to put food on our table amid the coronavirus crisis.


EMBED More News Videos

Among the essential workers still on the job are farmworkers who pick and process fruits and vegetables. They're at work and often face challenges in going to a doctor, so a team of local doctors is going to them.

Other News

  • Arsenal attempting to tie Emiliano Martinez down to new deal after FA Cup heroics with Aubameyang still in talks
  • Arsenal have ulterior motive for wanting to sign Willian
  • Chelsea given clear path to sign Kai Havertz after Bayern confirm they are OUT of transfer race for £80m Leverkusen star
  • How Arsenal could line up with Coutinho, Partey and Willian in new 4-3-3 formation as Arteta plots transfer overhaul
  • Watch Jorginho shout at Chelsea team-mate Kurt Zouma as he gets skinned by Aubameyang for Arsenal’s FA Cup winning goal
  • Dramatic moment huge dust devil sweeps through flour factory in Indonesia blowing large clouds into the air as workers try to fight it off using their tools
  • Willian REJECTS Chelsea’s latest two-year contract offer in Arsenal transfer boost as Arteta targets Brazilian
  • Arsenal icon Aubameyang ‘to be offered new £250k-a-week deal’ as he is urged to sign up by Martinez in social media plea
  • Hamilton is uncatchable say closest rivals
  • Arsenal outcast Matteo Guendouzi flaunts holiday on Instagram and ignores club’s FA Cup triumph over Chelsea
  • Frank Lampard ‘to offload Chelsea’s flop defenders in summer fire sale and get in replacements’ after FA Cup final loss
  • Arsenal set £40m transfer fee for bad-boy Matteo Guendouzi with Juventus and Barcelona linked
  • Philippe Coutinho, Thomas Partey and Willian: Mikel Artetas Arsenal transfer targets
  • Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is ‘ready to sell nine players’ to raise transfer funds for squad overhaul
  • FA Cup winners Arsenal target Sevilla’s Brazilian defender Diego Carlos as Mikel Arteta plans a summer overhaul
  • Mikel Arteta pleads with Arsenal hero Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to sign contract and become a legend
  • Chelsea legend Eddie Newton open to Blues return one day as Trabzonspor caretaker lands job following Turkish Cup win
  • Mikel Arteta uses clever 3-4-3 to attack with solid 4-5-1 in defence to bring success to Arsenal
  • St. Louis Blues vs. Colorado Avalanche, Stanley Cup Qualifiers Live Stream, Start Time, TV Channel