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Last Updated: 24/09/20 5:01pm

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wants to leave a legacy at Arsenal after signing a new three-year contract

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says he considered leaving Arsenal but the chance to improve under Mikel Arteta was a “key factor” in his decision to sign a new contract.

Barcelona made a concrete offer to sign Aubameyang, who also attracted interest from Inter Milan, before Arsenal confirmed their captain had signed a new three-year deal after months of speculation over his future.

The 31-year-old helped Arsenal win the FA Cup final last season and the Community Shield at the start of 2020/21 – scoring in…