Arsenal loss to Leicester proves Gunners may have repeated Mesut Ozil mistake | Football | Sport
But fast forward six weeks and Aubameyang hasn’t looked the same player he was before signing the new contract.
His goal against Rapid Vienna in the Europa League win was his first in five games but he has struggled to impact games on a regular basis.
A similar scenario happened in January 2018 after Ozil signed an extension after months of speculation over his future.
The Germany international was eventually fazed out in Arsene Wenger’s final season as manager and has been unable to rediscover his best form.