Gabon international Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang once again did not make any move in the just concluded transfer window. Like in the previous seasons, many people were expecting him to land a record-breaking deal, but he chose to remain at Westfalenstadion.
The 28-year-old striker was linked to several top sides across Europe, but Borussia Dortmund continues to be his home, at least for now.
At Telefoot, a live sports programme owned by French TV TF1, Aubameyang said he loves where he currently plies his trade and does not regret snubbing the many offers that came his way of late.
“Do I regret for not going to PSG? No, not necessarily. I am happy to have stayed back at Dortmund. I am beginning to understand that Dortmund are my family. I’m fine there and everything appears to be okay for me,” he said on Saturday.
“I have never been attracted to the English Premier League. It’s a personal opinion. I never wanted the move to Manchester City.”
The 2015 African Footballer of the Year also turned down a huge offer from China, where a number of African players are currently based, including the likes of Obi Mikel, Gervinho and Papiss Cisse.
“The Chinese league still lacks professionalism, which is unfortunate. I thought about the offer for sometime which is normal but I was not ready to go there,” he said.
However, the Gabonese praised his Dortmund teammate Ousmane Dembele for his choice to join FC Barcelona and said he would have done exactly the same thing in similar conditions.
Aubameyang will be in action with the Panthers against Morocco in the fifth matchday of the 2018 World Cup qualifying slated for October 7 in Casablanca.