Aubameyang was not named in Chelsea’s 2022-2023 season European Football Federation (UEFA) Champions League (UCL) tournament squad announced on the 4th (Korean time). Chelsea will play the first leg of the UCL Round of 16 against Borussia Dortmund at Signal Iduna Park in Germany on the 16th.
The squad includes Enzo Fernandez and Mihailo Mudrik, as well as a number of players recruited in the winter transfer window. It included João Felix, who was on loan from Atletico Madrid, but Aubameyang was not there. ‘New Face’ Benoit Badiacil was also dropped from the squad, but considering his career and position in the team, Miss Obabey’s exclusion comes as a bigger shock.
According to British media Sky Sports, Chelsea manager Graham Porter explained, “He has done nothing wrong. He is just unhappy. He will fight for his place for the rest of the season.” Porter continued, “It was my decision. It was a difficult decision, but sometimes you have to make a decision like this. I understand Aubameyang’s disappointment because I empathize well, but I have a responsibility to have a tough conversation and express my decision as honestly as possible.” added. Chelsea acquired a number of players in the winter transfer window, including Fernandes and Mudrik, but were able to register three new players. Aubameyang was pushed out of selection and concentration.
Aubameyang has scored one goal in 11 appearances in the English Premier League (EPL) this season. He did his part in the Champions League with 2 goals and 1 assist in 6 matches. 토토사이트