The 31-year-old ex-France international is a free agent after seeing out his contract with the English Premier League club.
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The 31-year-old’s contract at the Emirates Stadium expires this summer, and he has been widely expected to leave after ceding his place in the side to Eddie Nketiah.
The Englishman was once again given the nod to lead the line ahead of Alexandre Lacazette and only took a few moments to get his name on the scoresheet – being presented with a tap-in after a heavy touch from Illan Meslier.
The Gunners are in the market for at least two strikers following the permanent departure their ex-captain and uncertainty of two.
Arsenal’s season has run aground in recent weeks. The Gunners had looked on course to finish inside the top four and secure the riches that would result from Champions League qualification.
With Alexandre Lacazette and Eddie Nketiah both out of contract at the end of the season, the North London club are expected to bring in at least one new centre-forward in the summer transfer window.
The victory saw the Gunners climb back above Manchester United to return to the position they held going into the weekend, with a one-point advantage over Ralf Rangnick’s side and also with three games still in hand.
Aubameyang trained with his new Barcelona team-mates on Tuesday after agreeing to a dramatic Deadline Day move to the Spanish giants from the Gunners.
Southampton had the better of the opening exchanges on a rainy afternoon but it was Arsenal who took the lead in the 21st minute, breaking through the visitors’ high press before Bukayo Saka squared to Alexandre Lacazette, who fired home.
The Frenchman is now thought to have reached a verbal agreement over moving to Barcelona after talks between both parties recently accelerated, according to Todo Fichajes.
The Gunners are interested in signing 23-year-old England international Abraham, who has fallen dramatically down the pecking order at Stamford Bridge.
Alexandre Lacazette struck twice, including a penalty, while Nicolas Pepe and Bukayo Saka also found the net in the quarter-final second leg to set up a last-four clash with Villarreal.
It looked as though substitute Nicolas Pepe’s 86th-minute effort had given the hosts a narrow advantage to take to the Czech Republic for next week’s second leg.
Erik Lamela’s sensational Rabona goal put Jose Mourinho’s Spurs in front, but Martin Odegaard levelled before Alexandre Lacazette’s penalty secured three points, with Lamela also sent off in the closing stages.
Mikel Arteta’s men fought back from an early Youri Tielemans goal to score through David Luiz, Alexandre Lacazette and Nicolas Pepe, ending a three-game losing streak at the King Power Stadium in the top flight.
Kieran Tierney put the dominant visitors ahead with a superb solo goal – his first of the season
Arsenal were especially poor in the first half, not registering a single shot on target, but the returning skipper Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang should have scored early in the second half from close range, with Brighton goalkeeper Robert Sanchez making a brilliant save with his knee.
City, who have won the trophy for the last three seasons, went in front in the third minute with a header from Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus.
The 18-year-old, who penned a new long-term contract at the Emirates this week, struck his first Premier League goal to give the Gunners’ European hopes a huge boost.
Both sides struck the woodwork in the first half, but the visitors had the better chances