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All or Nothing: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Exit Dominates Latest Batch of Episodes Released

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mikel Arteta laugh while taking pictures in the Corny.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s controversial departure from Arsenal is featured in the latest episode of All or Nothing: Arsenal

The latest episode of All or Nothing: Arsenal delves into the influence between Gunners manager Mikel Arteta and former captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Episodes 4-6 – released on Amazon on Thursday, August 11th – cover the hours around Aubameyang’s messy exit from the club.

In December, the 33-year-old Gabon representative Stripped and stripped of the captaincy After arriving late to training after an authorized family trip to France.

He left the club the following month and joined Barcelona on a free transfer after a few weeks of solo training.

In episode 4 of All or Nothing, we see Arteta reflecting immediately after taking disciplinary action.

“I was really happy when he agreed to extend his contract,” says the Spaniard.

“We agreed and set some goals. I made some compromises in terms of what he could expect from me. I demand the same. Someone If you break some of the non-negotiables, that’s a really tough point.”

There’s an interesting scene where Aubameyang discusses sanctions with a fellow off-screen player.

“They asked me if I wanted to talk to them again,” he said, shaking his head and grinning.

Neither players nor managers seem ready to back down from the brink.

In one scene, Arteta speaks to a press secretary, seemingly unaware that he is being recorded. The manager says: “That’s why I document everything: the date, the time, the conversation, how it happened, why it happened.

“He’s been late many times. All problems aside. When you’re paid that much…”

Aubameyang was arguably Arsenal’s best player, scoring 92 goals in 163 appearances before being relegated.

Asked if it would be easy to support Arteta’s decision, technical director Edu replied: “No. How many goals Aubameyang has scored… how much do the fans love him… Players are asking if he is How much do you like being by my side?” he replied.

Aubameyang’s possible exit poses legal and financial headaches for the club, ending up in a race against time to offload him on deadline day.

We also see the moment Edu learns for the first time that Aubameyang has pre-empted his move and made an unauthorized trip to Barcelona.

For Arteta, it seems to be a matter of principle. He tells the documentary makers about the moment he learned the relationship was over.

“When I looked into his eyes and saw what I felt, I felt that level of trust was gone,” he says.

“It’s a really difficult decision. We’re halfway through the season and we’re with the most important player at the club. But with all these factors together, the decision is clear and we have to make it.”

Aubameyang’s case aside, Episodes 4-6 give us a good look at Arteta’s broader approach to discipline.

The first three episodes showed the softer side of the man, but here we see the confession of omnipotence in the dressing room.

He suffered a stroke at half-time against Everton and looks set to explode if the Gunners are knocked out of the FA Cup by Nottingham Forest. Arteta has lost her voice several times from screaming so much.

And what stands out in Episode 6’s final moments is the team talk before the home game against Brentford.

The newly promoted club humiliated Arsenal on the opening day of the season, prompting Bees striker Ivan Tony to tweet “great kickabout with the boys”.

Arteta must have been stabbed because he showed the players a tweet before the return match.

“It’s still in my stomach and I’ve been able to keep it for four, five, six months,” he says.

Arsenal won the match 2-1.

Episodes 7-8 will be released on Thursday, August 18th

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