Aubameyang has now admitted to having received an official offer from Barcelona, but he gave two reasons as to why he snubbed a move to Spain.
“They were several offers, notably from Barcelona,” Aubameyang told Canal+.
“My priority was to stay for two reasons. The first is the coach, Mikel Arteta.
“We spoke a fair amount during the lockdown and he convinced me, notably in terms of the project.