Arsenal’s Aubameyang no longer club’s captain following a disciplinary breach

The striker loses his captaincy after a disciplinary breach and won’t be available for selection for tomorrow’s Premier League match against West Ham.

Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang loses his captaincy after a disciplinary breach last week. The club announces the news about the player on Tuesday. He will also miss out on the selection for the Premier League game at home against West Ham United, said the club.

“We expect our players, particularly our captain, to work to the rules and standards we have all set and agreed,” said Arsenal via a statement on their official site. The club then stated that they are fully concentrated on the game which is scheduled for tomorrow against West Ham.


Aubameyang was removed from the team previously by the club’s head coach Mikel Arteta, the squad that defeated Southampton by three goals and a clean sheet, but the boss did not reveal the exact reason for the occurrence. According to the reports by The Athletic, The Premier League striker was removed following his late return from a trip abroad.

The season for the Gabon international player has not been so good as he struggled to score only four goals at the Premier League for his side. The last time he netted a goal for Arsenal was in October which was against Aston Villa. The Gunners are at the sixth position in the League table with 26 points gained in 16 matches. The 32-year-old was bought by the club for a three-year deal.