Aubameyang's emphatic response in 2013 when asked if he'd ever join Tottenham

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The Borussia Dortmund forward memorably said he turned Spurs down in 2012.

Ahead of facing the north London side on Thursday night, it's worth revisiting the last time Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang talked about joining Tottenham Hotspur, according to the Guardian.

Indeed, back in 2012, the Bundesliga forward claimed Tottenham came in with a bid for him - but he turned them down because things became 'a bit weird.'

And, according to the 26-year-old in 2013, he would do the same if he was invited to White Hart Lane in the future.

Spurs travel to Dortmund to face Aubameyang and co in the Europa League and the prolific forward once said he holds no interest in ever switching to north London.

He is quoted as saying by the Guardian (the quotes were from 2013): "In the end everything became a bit weird - I didn’t really like the way things were done. If Spurs ever came back in me for me, I’d say no."

When people speak of Aubameyang ahead of this tie, they also discuss Harry Kane - and they'd be remiss not to when the Tottenham striker has scored so many goals this season.

Would a narrow defeat be a good result for Spurs away from home or do they realistically need a draw or better to have a chance of going through?

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