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Chinese Super League transfer window closes with Aubameyang still at Dortmund

Chinese Super League transfer window closes with Aubameyang still at Dortmund

With the club intent on landing a world-class striker this summer, Aubameyang is wanted too.

The Chinese transfer window has now closed, so it's believed to be a straight fight between the Rossoneri - his former club - and Antonio Conte's Chelsea.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has "a few more days" to secure his exit from Borussia Dortmund.

"We have not received any offers for the player, ' Watzke told Welt am Sonntag".

Watzke stressed that his future must be settled one way or the other soon, with Bild reporting that the deadline is July 26.

"We'd need to replace him, which would in any case be somewhere between difficult and impossible". "But we also explained that this is only possible within a certain time frame".

Aubameyang was the top scorer in the Bundesliga last season, edging out Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski, with 31 goals in 32 appearances domestically.

AC Milan and Paris Saint German were the front runners until Chelsea appeared favorites having missed out on Romelu Lukaku to Manchester United.

However, question marks have to be raised regarding Aubameyang's hold up play - the Dortmund striker is a man to get in behind the opposition defence.

The Gabon international has been strongly linked with a move away from the Westfalenstadion after topping the Bundesliga goalscoring charts but so far no one has registered an official bid.

"Personally, I would prefer he stay with us, but there are a few clubs on this planet where he can obviously earn more".