Arsenal media round-up: Gunners set for disappointment in pursuit of Aubameyang

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A round up of news stories this morning related to Arsenal.

The Daily Star claims Arsenal have been told by Borussia Dortmund, that they will not be sold Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

The forward has been suggested as an attacking addition for the Gunners over the summer, but the paper claims the Dortmund forward won’t be their man.

The paper states that the player still has three years left to run on his current contract with the German club.

Theo Walcott has been quoted by ESPN suggesting it won’t be long before he agrees a new deal with Arsenal.

The versatile attacking star is thought to have been locked in negotiations over a new contract for an extended period.

He now seems to be close to signing a new deal with the Gunners, which would be a welcome boost for Arsene Wenger before the start of the season.

“We'll just play the waiting game and see what happens but I'm sure it won't be long. This squad, for me, is one of the best I've been involved in. I want to be part of that,” he said.

Walcott has also been quoted by the Daily Mirror explaining that he’s not overly concerned by the role he plays in the team.

Walcott finished last season playing as a striker in the squad, with an obvious benefit to also play in a wide role.

The player feels that regardless of where he plays, he’s going to be judged on the amount of goals he scores.

“I’ll play anywhere, but it’s well documented where I want to play - I’m always going to be judged on goals,” he said.

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