Arsenal nice Perry Groves has publicly informed the membership to stump up big cash if essential to preserve Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on the membership.
The Gunners’ prolific striker scored twice on Saturday as they got here from behind to beat Chelsea 2-1 within the FA Cup closing at Wembley.
Nonetheless, his future on the Emirates is unsure as he’s now into the ultimate yr of his contract, that means that the present switch window will realistically be Arsenal’s final likelihood to obtain any cash via his sale.
Supervisor Mikel Arteta nonetheless holds hope that Aubameyang, 31, will signal a brand new deal and outlined his plans to ‘construct the squad round him’ instantly after the win over Chelsea.
Groves reacted by saying on talkSPORT’s Ultimate Phrase: “I don’t care, as an Arsenal fan, and I do know we’re in tough monetary occasions.
“In the event that they mentioned, ‘Aubameyang’s on £400,000 per week, £500,000 per week,’ it wouldn’t trouble me in any respect as a result of some gamers warrant it.
“Some gamers warrant it and he does as a result of he delivers.
“Followers get the hump with gamers who’re on some huge cash and don’t ship and don’t appear like they care.
“And somebody ought to inform him that the FA Cup has bought a base!”
The final sentence is seemingly a reference to Aubameyang hilariously dropping the trophy on Saturday.
Groves added relating to the monetary state of affairs: “The factor that’s occurred now’s successful the FA Cup offers the idea to that group of gamers that the supervisor is aware of what he’s speaking about. They’ll purchase into him faster.
“And going to the board and saying to Mr Kronke, ‘Proper, I’ve had half a season right here, I’ve modified the tradition as a result of the tradition was too lackadaisical, all people was too comfotable.’
“Saying, ‘I need 5 or 6 out, which is gonna be tough, however you’ve gotta again me now, you’ve gotta again me.’
“And if we hadn’t have gained yesterday, with out the cash within the Europa League, that might’ve affected us for the subsequent three to 5 seasons.”