Arsenal and Gabon skipper Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has come out to talk about his absent in Arsenal for some time now. He said his recent absence from the side is because his mother has been sick.
The 31-year-old Gabon international has missed the Gunners’ past two matches, and he is likely to miss their clash against Manchester United. The manager said: “Things are looking better now, but we will have to wait and see.”
Arteta speaks on Aubameyang’s Absence
Mikel Arteta did not answer when Aubameyang will be back from his country. He said: “He had to support his family, and he had to be with them.”
The Spaniard also said: “I don’t know what will happen.”Aubameyang said in a social media post explaining why he had not been seen in Arsenal games. He said: “My mother is going through some health issues, and I had to be there for her.”The Gunners striker said his mother
“was already much better” and thanked medical staff for their work. “I’m more than grateful to the doctors and nurses helping her get through this,” he said.