SEVERAL hooded men robbed and beat Barcelona forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after breaking into his home.
Four intruders climbed into the back garden of Aubameyang’s home in Castelldefels.
Aubameyang, 33, was threatened with firearms and iron bars, and was even beaten, according to police sources reported by El Pais.
The thieves also intimidated Aubameyang’s wife, Alysha Behague, with weapons until they managed to get the safe open.
Several jewels were taken from the home and the four men fled in a white Audi A3, per witness reports.
Catalunya police are now searching for who may have been involved.
A number of high profile football players in Spain have been subject to robberies.
However, most of the break-ins happen while the footballers are playing – making Aubameyang’s incident unusual.
The scary attack on his home may make Aubameyang to leave Barca sonner.
Aubameyang has been linked with a return to England to play at Chelsea after falling out of favour under Xavi.
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Despite netting 13 goals from January until the end of last season, following a free transfer from Arsenal, Aubameyang was replaced this summer.
Ballon d’Or 2021 runner-up Robert Lewandowski was brought in.
Chelsea, managed by Aubameyang’s former Borussia dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel, are keen on bringing the striker back to England.
Manchester United have also been linked with a move.