How Aubameyang became Europe's most sought-after striker – and what's next

“Every part of me wants to be here,” Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang grinned. It was the summer of 2015 and the striker had just extended his Borussia Dortmund contract, lengthening his spell in the Ruhr coalfields until 2020.

“I feel very happy at the club, in this team and in this city,” the 26-year-old said, content with an improved second season in Germany in which he scored 26 goals in all competitions and picked up Dortmund’s player of the season prize.

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