Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Manchester United 'monitoring' prolific Borussia Dortmund striker

The Gabon forward has scored 25 goals in 22 games in all competitions this season

James Orr
Wednesday 02 December 2015 12:37
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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in action for Borussia Dortmund
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in action for Borussia Dortmund

Manchester United are monitoring Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, according to reports.

The Daily Star have reported that Louis van Gaal is interested in the £45m-rated Gabon forward, who has scored 17 goals in the Bundesliga this season - that's more than Robert Lewandowski's 14.

Aubameyang has also been linked with a move to Liverpool, where he would be linked with a reunion with his former manager at Dortmund, Jurgen Klopp.

The 26-year-old Aubameyang joined Dortmund from Saint Etienne back in 2013. He has already equalled his best-ever goals return for a season, after just 22 games in all competitions he has scored 25 goals - the same amount as it took him 45 games to score last season.

Firepower has certainly been lacking at Old Trafford this season, they have failed to score more than two goals in a match in their last nine matches in all competitions.

Manchester United are next in action at home against West Ham United on Saturday. United are currently in third place in the Premier League, one point behind leaders Manchester City.

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