Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang dropped from Chelsea squad for FA Cup clash at Man City after being substituted as starting substitute during Premier League defeat

    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been left out of the Chelsea squad for their FA Cup clash at Manchester City.

    The forward suffered the humiliation of being substituted during the Blues’ defeat to City in the Premier League on Thursday, despite having been brought on by Graham Potter earlier in the match.

    The former Arsenal forward will play no part of the Etihad Stadium clash

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    The former Arsenal forward will play no part of the Etihad Stadium clash

    Both Potter and Pep Guardiola have made rotations to their teams with Erling Haaland not starting for City. However, the Norwegian can be called upon if required.

    Meanwhile, Potter has given starting berths to youngsters Bashir Humphreys and Lewis Hall, but Aubameyang doesn’t even make the bench.

    Below you can see the full team news for the Cup clash at the Etihad Stadium, live on talkSPORT.

    Manchester City: Ortega, Walker, Akanji, Laporte, Gomez, Bernardo Silva, Rodri, Foden, Mahrez, Alvarez, Palmer

    Substitutes: Phillips, Stones, Ake, Joao Cancelo, Gundogan, Haaland,
    De Bruyne, Ederson, Lewis

    Chelsea: Kepa, Humphreys, Koulibaly, Chalobah, Hall, Kovacic, Jorginho, Mount, Ziyech, Havertz, Gallagher

    Substitutes: Badiashile, David Datro Fofana, Thiago Silva, Bettinelli,
    Zakaria, Azpilicueta, Chukwuemeka, Cucurella, Giraud-Hutchinson

    Aubameyang came on in the fifth minute of the 1-0 defeat to City and was hooked off in the 68th minute

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    Aubameyang came on in the fifth minute of the 1-0 defeat to City and was hooked off in the 68th minute

    Aubameyang scored 92 goals in 163 appearances at former club Arsenal but has struggled for form at Stamford Bridge.

    The Gabon international has just three goals in 16 appearances for Chelsea in all competitions.

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