Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been forced to forgo a visit to his barber during the recent lockdown.
The 30-year-old Gabon striker is known for having regular changes to his hairstyle in the form of patterns and dyes, which means his grown out locks came as a shock to some.
The former Borussia Dortmund forward was snapped at the the Arsenal Training Centre on Friday alongside a string of team-mates including Mesut Ozil, Hector Bellerin, David Luiz and manager Mikel Arteta.
Players are limited to small group sessions with equipment disinfected between sessions, but it wasn’t the new measures that attracked the attention of social media users.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s new style is not as sharp as usual
One fan said: “Paying homage to Gervinho with that trim?”
Another added: “Aubameyang has had the same amount of haircuts this month than spurs have won trophies since 2008.”
A third said: “Moving like Sadio Mane.”
With a four saying: “THAT HAIR. SELL HIM NOW.”
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There is a chance that Aubameyang could leave the Emirates when the transfer window reopens due to his contract expiring in the summer of 2021, but that is commenting his manager is keen to avoid at all costs.
Arteta said this week on the potential return of fixtures: “There is a lot of question marks.
“I think the hardest thing is educating the players and everybody involved at the training grounds and on match days, that this is different.
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