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Hind Al Soulia - Riyadh - Barcelona's sporting director Eric Abidal has suggested the club could be interested in signing Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the summer.
Barca have a wealth of attacking talent, with Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez often leading the frontline and flanked by club captain Lionel Messi and France's World Cup winner Antoine Griezmann.
However, that has not stopped Abidal revealing the club's desire to add to their forward options in the central role.
"I know him [Aubameyang]. He has a profile that has depth. He is important, and in his team he is decisive," Abidal told Spanish outlet Sport.
"It is good to bring this profile of player who can be in the market and can help you. We'll see what will happen."
Aubameyang, 30, has been Arsenal's standout player since his move from Borussia Dortmund in January 2018, scoring 46 goals in 72 Premier League appearances.
Given the Gabon striker's consistency, there is a risk from Arsenal's perspective that he could be tempted to leave the club in search of Champions League football and trophies. The Gunners last played in the Champions League in the 2015/16 season and appear destined to miss out once again this year due to the 10-point gap on fourth-placed Chelsea.
"It is logical that in summer a 'nine' will come. It is a necessity. We know that Suarez will come back strong, but you have to bring a top player in the summer," Abidal said.
"There is a list with players like [Olivier] Giroud, [Fernando] Llorente or Aubameyang, but for one thing or another we decided not to sign [someone in January]."
Abidal has found himself in the eye of a storm this week after he was criticised by Messi following an interview the Frenchman gave that appeared to accuse Barca players of not working hard enough under former manager Ernesto Valverde, who was sacked in January.
Messi responded by saying Abidal's comments "give air to things which are not true" and called on everyone at the club to "take responsibility" instead of placing all the blame on the players.
Updated: February 6, 2020 11:09 AM
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