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Revealed: The rule that means Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang CANNOT leave Chelsea

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is caught in a nightmare scenario where he is stuck at Chelsea due Spanish FA rules...


Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s stay at Chelsea has been pretty much a total disaster.

The striker signed for the west London club to team up again with his former boss, Thomas Tuchel.

But within just a few weeks of signing, the German was sacked and the 33-year-old has been left stranded.

Aubameyang had been looking to leave the Blues this month, but that is no longer possible, and here’s why...

Aubameyang stuck at Chelsea

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is stuck at Chelsea for the rest of the season.

Following reports of a potential return to FC Barcelona, the Spanish FA have since clarified rules about players returning to a club during the same season.

As reported by European football journalist Colin Millar, Aubameyang is not allowed to re-register for Barca this season having already de-registered earlier in the campaign.

The striker signed for Chelsea in a deal worth €10 million after the 2022/23 season had commenced.

He is not allowed to sign for the Catalan club and in addition, having already featured for two clubs, he cannot sign for a third, FIFA rules state.

Therefore, he is stuck in a nightmare situation at Stamford Bridge where he cannot leave until the season ends.

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Jamie Brown

Jamie Brown

Writer for 101 Great Goals since 2017. Founder of @Daily_Hotspur.



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