Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang urged by Gabon fans to retire from international football

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang urged by Gabon fans to retire from international football

- Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has come under attack by Gabon supporters

- The Panthers failed to qualify for AFCON 2019 following draw with Burundi

- Aubameyang has now been told by fans to quit the international stage

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been urged to retire from the Gabonese national team after his country failed to sealed a place in AFCON 2019.

The Arsenal center-forward returned to the team after missing two matches revealing he was thinking about quitting his international career.

Aubameyang started in their final group game against Burundi but missed wins against South Sudan and Mali.

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But the Panthers captain failed to inspire his side to victory after being held to a 1-1 draw as Saido Berahino helped the Swallows qualify for the tournament for the first time in their history.

The 28-year-old who wore a new colour to his hair in tribute to Daniel Cousin's side, went from hero to zero in the eyes of fans just days after he was mobbed at the airport.

One tweeted: "Announce international retirement @Aubameyang7."

While another said: "How is Gabon not making it to AFCON a shock? Made it out of the group-stage once in 23 years.

"Aubameyang’s presence doesn’t make them great overnight. In fact they’ve won more games without him over the last three years. Collective effort beats individual brilliance, always."

Another commented: "Aubameyang made all that noise about whether he would play for Gabon or not only to drop a disasterclass when his country needed him the most. Stay in London."

One simply stated: "@Aubameyang7 retire. Goodbye thanks."

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Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh had earlier reported that Granit Xhaka made a shocking revelation he could be on his way out of Arsenal because he wants to play at the highest level of the game.

The Switzerland international has played 126 matches for the Gunners since making a summer move from Borussia Monchengladbach in 2016.

Source: Yen

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