Sat 23 July 2022 | 17:43

Aubameyang wants to help Robert Lewandowski settle in Barcelona

Robert Lewandowski joined Barcelona for a reported €50m fee this summer after a long spell with the Bavarians were saw him scoring a total of 312 Bundesliga goals.


joined Bayern Munich from Bundesliga rivals Borussia Dortmund on a free transfer in 2014, and still at the age of 33, he scored 50 goals for Bayern last season as he pushed for a transfer in the final year of his Bayern contract, leaving the Bavarians to join Barcelona for a €50m fee.

Despite the competition another striker like Robert Lewandowski could bring to Barcelona's February signing Aubameyang, the ex-Arsenal man is relishing the chance to link up with his former Dortmund teammate.


I was really excited because I know him well, we played together at Dortmund and had some nice times over there,"

Aubameyang told



"I was just happy and when this was official we are reunited and we had some fun words about the past.

"I’m really happy because this is how Barcelona will compete, with great strikers and that's what this club is all about.

"Obviously I think we have more experience, we can maybe do better than the past in Dortmund, I am sure about that.

"Personally, I will try to give my best and I'm sure he will [as well]. We will hope we have better numbers than in the past."


Asked if he has been informed by head coach Xavi if he will be used alongside Lewandowski,


said: "

Yes, a little bit.

"He was talking to all of us that we have to compete this year to win titles. Of course, when you talk about trophies we need a competitive team.

"That's why we have a lot of strikers and midfielders and defenders. This is the way to achieve things this season."

Aubameyang said of

Ousmane Dembele

's new deal:

"That's definitely a boost. He's one of the best players I've ever played with.

"I'm sure about that because his quality is something crazy and every time I play with him I enjoy it on the pitch. I'm really happy he re-signed.

"Everyone was a bit scared because we didn't know if we would re-sign or not. In the end he did.

"I'm sure he knows Barcelona is one of the best clubs in the world so this is the place to be."



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source: ESPN

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