Aubameyang delighted as Newcastle owner Ashley makes scouting check

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley made a personal check on St Etienne striker Pierre Emerick- Aubameyang last night.

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley made a personal check on St Etienne striker Pierre Emerick- Aubameyang last night.

The Evening Chronicle says French media sources spotted Ashley and chief scout Graham Carr in St Etienne at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard as he starred in the huge Ligue 1 clash against David Beckham’s Paris Saint-Germain.

PSG went 2-0 up but the home side rallied to earn a 2-2 draw, Emerick- Aubameyang not among the scorers.

The player was impressed by the attendance of Ashley in France, with sources close to his agent revealing his admiration for the move.

Have your say