Arsenal spent big to sign Aubameyang on transfer deadline day, with the striker moving from Borussia Dortmund in a huge £53m deal.

The Gabon striker is in line to start for the Gunners against Everton tomorrow (5.30pm) and, given his lofty price tag, is expected to hit the ground running at the Emirates.

Aubameyang was allowed to leave Dortmund after the 28-year-old angered club chiefs because of regular attitude problems at the Westfalenstadion. 

And the Daily Mail say Arsenal have doubts about the former AC Milan star despite spending so heavily to snap him up.

The forward’s ability on the football pitch is unquestionable.

Aubameyang had hit 21 goals from 24 appearances across all competitions prior to his move to Arsenal.

In the two seasons before, he had amassed a huge 79 goals from 95 games, making him one of the deadliest strikers in world football.

But, off the field, his antics have also made the headlines.

Aubameyang has been suspended by three different Dortmund managers in the last 12 months.

Thomas Tuchel, Peter Bosz and Peter Stoger were all left exasperated by their star asset and, consequently, his relationship with Dortmund crumbled.

And the Daily Mail say Arsenal fear a repeat.

Meanwhile, Aubameyang has admitted a phone call from Henrikh Mkhitaryan convinced him to move to the Emirates.

“I’m really happy [to be at the same club as Micki again],” Aubameyang told Arsenal Player. 

“He’s really like a brother, a good friend, and we’ve played together in the past. I’m really happy to see him again. 

“He called me a few times and he asked me, ‘Will you come or not?’ and I said, ‘First you have to tell me if you sign or not!’ 

“Then he told me it was all done, and of course it was a big factor in coming here. 

“I think we understand each other on and off the pitch. I think that’s why it’s a little bit easier on the pitch.”

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