Surprise Transfer Exit: Aubameyang Departs Chelsea for Marseille

In an unexpected turn of events, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is set to make a transfer exit from Chelsea as he finalizes a move to Ligue 1 side Marseille. This move comes just before the Premier League Summer Series match between Brighton and Chelsea in Philadelphia.

During the previous season, the 34-year-old striker made only a handful of appearances for Chelsea, having joined the club from Barcelona for a fee of £12 million. His limited involvement under Mauricio Pochettino’s management indicated that he was not part of the club’s plans for the upcoming season.

Football transfer journalist Fabrizio Romano revealed that Aubameyang is currently undergoing medical tests in Germany. Ahead of officially becoming a Marseille player. The deal is expected to be signed until 2026, with the transfer being a free one from Chelsea.

While Aubameyang’s departure takes center stage, Chelsea remains engaged in discussions with Brighton for the talented midfielder Moises Caicedo. The 21-year-old Ecuador international is reportedly Pochettino’s primary transfer target, and Chelsea has already offered £80 million for his services. However, Brighton is standing firm on their demand for £100 million.

Aubameyang Departure Not a Big Issue for Chelsea

In the midst of the transfer dealings, Chelsea is preparing for their match against Brighton in the Premier League Summer Series, taking place in Philadelphia. Both teams are eager to showcase their pre-season form in this exciting encounter.

Brighton will also be facing Brentford in Atlanta and Newcastle in New Jersey during their American tour. Chelsea’s American trip continues with a match against Newcastle on July 27. Their last fixture will be against Fulham on July 30, concluding their successful pre-season tour.

The surprise transfer exit of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Chelsea to Marseille has caught the football world by surprise. As the striker completes his medical tests in Germany and finalizes the move. Chelsea is also actively negotiating with Brighton for Moises Caicedo. With the Premier League Summer Series matches on the horizon. Both teams are looking forward to demonstrating their pre-season preparations in the United States.

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