Arsenal set to table £28.7m bid for Dortmund star

Arsenal are preparing to launch a £28.7million bid to sign Borussia Dortmund star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, according to reports from the Metro.

The 26-year-old has been linked with a move to the Emirates throughout the campaign and could finally agree to a switch in the upcoming window.

He is among the names believed to be on the way out of the club following the departure of manager Jurgen Klopp at the end of the previous season.

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The Gabon international has also emerged as a potential transfer target for Premier League outfits Liverpool, who are also keen to reinforce their front line.

Aubameyang is known for his tremendous pace, an asset that Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has plenty of in his squad.

A potential linkup with Theo Walcott and Alexis Sanchez could see Wenger form one of the fastest attack forces in Europe.

The Dortmund forward featured for his side 46 times in all competitions last season, scoring a total of 25 goals and providing a further 11 assists.