Barcelona are willing to make a cut-price offer to save Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from his disastrous Chelsea career, according to the Evening Standard.

The 33-year-old recently made headlines after being spotted celebrating with Barcelona players in the dressing room following their win over Real Madrid on Sunday.

In fairness, there was nothing wrong with it.

He was left out of Chelsea’s squad in the 2-2 draw with Everton on Saturday, and unless he was asked to report for training the following day, it is not uncommon for a player to attend their former club’s matches.

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The Gabonese striker has not featured for Chelsea since the defeat to Tottenham Hotspur in February and has made four Premier League starts (12 appearances in total) for the Blues so far this season.

It has undoubtedly been a disappointing season for him at Chelsea.

He signed a two-year for Chelsea last summer when Thomas Tuchel was still in charge, but there is unlikely to be a second season for him in Chelsea colours.

The Evening Standard claims that Barcelona, who maintain a good relationship with Aubameyang, are prepared to provide the striker a way out this summer — at a cut price.

Unbelievably, they reportedly hope to re-sign the player on a free transfer and on reduced wages, since they are not exactly in a comfortable financial situation.

Bear in mind that Aubameyang joined Barcelona as a free agent after the termination of his contract with
Arsenal months before Chelsea had to pay a reported €12million (£10.3m at the time) for him.

Unfortunately for Chelsea, selling Aubameyang to another club could prove challenging, too.

They have reportedly agreed a deal with MLS side Los Angeles FC recently, but Aubameyang turned down the proposal and decided to wait until the summer.

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