Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s Chelsea shirt number options with controversial decision made
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has faced a test with his shirt number choice at Chelsea.
The forward was accounted for as a Blues player after the transfer window concluded after an exchange with Barcelona was agreed before in the day with Marcos Alonso understood to be going the substitute way in the move.
Once more the Gabonese striker denoted a two-year plan and will join his former boss Thomas Tuchel after the pair participated in a useful relationship together at Borussia Dortmund.
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Aubameyang’s choice of shirt number is a debatable one in any case, taking command over a number that has a tortured past at Stamford Bridge. The 33-year-old will be the club’s most cutting-edge No.9, taking over from Romelu Lukaku after he left he club on a season-long credit deal as of late.
Before Lukaku, Tammy Abraham was the accompanying best player to wear the shirt in late memory with a foundation set apart by disillusionment with those that have wore the eminent top. Similarly on the overview consolidate Steve Sidwell, Franco Di Santo, Fernando Torres, Radamel Falcao, Alvaro Morata and Khalid Boulahrouz in wearing the shirt.
Aubameyang has recently worn the No.9 shirt for Saint-Etienne – during the 2010/11 season – and for Dijon in 2008 preceding that. During his concise spell at Barcelona he was No.17 – at present involved by Raheem Sterling – while he was No.14 at Arsenal, No.17 at Dortmund and No.7 for the greater part of his time at St Etienne.