But he was keen to swap his red jersey for a blue one.
According to the Daily Mail, contact was made on behalf of the Gabon international as he was keen on a move to Stamford Bridge.
But his high wage demands meant that a move didn’t get off the ground.
It’s claimed he would have been comfortably the highest-paid player in Chelsea’s history, if they had bowed to his demands.
Aubameyang’s contract expires at the end of next season – and his future at the Emirates is far from certain.
Should Mikel Arteta’s side fail to win Saturday’s final, Arsenal will not be involved in European football next season.
And failure to land the trophy could see Aubameyang – who has scored 27 goals this season – depart.
Despite already signing Timo Werner,…