Pictures: 28-year-old star joins Arsenal squad training ahead of pre-season

Unai Emery’s men are now preparing for the start of pre-season later this month after being handed almost a couple of months of rest.

New Arsenal manager Unai Emery was appointed as the man to replace Arsene Wenger back in May, despite rumours suggesting that Mikel Arteta was rather the favourite to be handed the job.

Many big names from the Arsenal squad reported back to training at London Colney this week as Emery said hello to his new group of players.

Involved in the training session was Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang, who completed a move to the Emirates stadium during the January transfer window earlier this year – a deal which saw him become one of the club’s highest earners with £180,000-a-week wages.

Here were a few pictures from London Colney as the former Borussia Dortmund star joined up with the rest of the squad in training on Thursday morning, ahead of pre-season…

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