Chelsea would be ‘better off without’ Aubameyang says Warnock with Potter warned striker will ‘throw him under the bus’

    CHELSEA have been Warn-ed they would be better off without selfish Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

    And Neil Warnock reckons it is only a matter of time before the striker throws Graham Potter under the bus.

    Graham Potter has been told to be wary of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's antics


    Graham Potter has been told to be wary of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s anticsCredit: PA

    Aubameyang, 33, made a shock transfer to Stamford Bridge last summer – but has struggled for form and has not scored for nearly three months.

    Now Warnock, who has plenty of experience in dealing with all kinds of personalities across his 18-job managerial career, thinks trouble is brewing for the former Arsenal captain.

    And the no-nonsense Yorkshireman believes Chelsea would be better off trying to sell Aubameyang before things get messy.

    Warnock told talkSPORT: “You get players like that and you are better off without them.

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    “Chelsea are short of strikers but people like Aubameyang are after themselves really, they look after themselves as players and they’ll throw the manager under the bus rather than take any blame.

    “So I think Graham Potter has to deal with it.

    “It’s similar to what’s happened with Cristiano Ronaldo at Manchester United.

    “I said United should let him go in pre-season and that was no disrespect to Ronaldo.

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    “Leopards don’t change their spots and I don’t think Aubameyang will ever change.

    “You know from Arsenal to Chelsea, now he looks the same type of player. On his day, as good as you’ll see, but his days are few and far between.”

    Aubameyang joined Chelsea from Barcelona just seven months after being axed for disciplinary issues at Arsenal.

    Within weeks, manager Thomas Tuchel was sacked and replaced by Potter.

    The Gabon international hit the ground running with three goals in his first four appearances under the new gaffer.

    But he has failed to find the net in his last ten matches – dating back to October 11.

    And his miserable recent run was compounded on Thursday when he was subbed on and back off again in the defeat to Manchester City.

    Neil Warnock is not impressed by what he sees from the former Arsenal captain


    Neil Warnock is not impressed by what he sees from the former Arsenal captainCredit: Getty


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