Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been left out of the Gabon squad to face Ghana on Friday after scan outcomes confirmed a suspected heart drawback. The in depth examinations have been carried out by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and Aubameyang’s teammates Axel Meyé and Mario Lemina was additionally faraway from the group for the identical motive. Aubameyang examined optimistic for Covid-19 shortly after arriving in Cameroon for the event final week, however had just lately returned to coaching and was anticipated to be concerned in Friday evening’s recreation. A press release from the Gabon Football Federation mentioned: “According to the CAF medical fee, the gamers Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Axel Meyé and Mario Lemina barely out of the Covid can’t participate on this match. The examinations would present heart problems. CAF didn’t wish to take any dangers.” Aubameyang posted a crying emoji on Instagram following the assertion, by which he expressed phrases of encouragement for his teammates. soccer.london understands that Arsenal have since spoken with Gabon’s medical employees and are assured that the striker is in a superb situation.

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It’s been a tough few months for the 32-year-old after he was stripped of the Arsenal captaincy following a latest disciplinary breach. The former Borussia Dortmund striker hasn’t performed for the membership for the reason that 2-1 defeat to Everton in early December. Aubameyang is assessing his choices on this switch window with Arsenal open to presents for their former captain, soccer.london understands. Arteta stays coy on whether or not Aubameyang might be concerned however soccer.london has been informed that the Spaniard needs to keep away from a repeat of the scenario with Mesut Ozil from final season. Gabon’s ultimate recreation of the group stage is in opposition to Morocco on Tuesday, January 18.


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