Arsenal nice Perry Groves has publicly advised the membership to stump up big cash if essential to maintain 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 ultimate at Wembley.
Nonetheless, his future on the Emirates is doubtful as he’s now into the ultimate 12 months of his contract, which means that the present switch window will realistically be Arsenal’s final likelihood to obtain any cash by 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 Remaining Phrase: “I don’t care, as an Arsenal fan, and I do know we’re in troublesome monetary occasions.
“In the event that they stated, ‘Aubameyang’s on £400,000 every week, £500,000 every 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 seem like they care.
“And somebody ought to inform him that the FA Cup has obtained a base!”
The final sentence is seemingly a reference to Aubameyang hilariously dropping the trophy on Saturday.
Groves added relating to the monetary scenario: “The factor that’s occurred now could be successful the FA Cup offers the assumption 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, everyone was too comfotable.’
“Saying, ‘I would like 5 or 6 out, which is gonna be troublesome, however you’ve gotta again me now, you’ve gotta again me.’
“And if we hadn’t have received yesterday, with out the cash within the Europa League, that would’ve affected us for the subsequent three to 5 seasons.”