The Borussia Dortmund star is one of the most sought-after strikers
in Europe, with Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain both interested.
But German newspaper Bild claims Aubameyang is heading to the Far East after agreeing to pocket wages worth £500,000-a-week.
It’s said that new boss Peter Bosz, who left Ajax to replace Thomas
Tuchel earlier this month, joined Dortmund under the impression that the
Gabonese forward, 28, would not be sticking around for next season.
However, a deal was initially held up after new laws were passed by
the Chinese FA which saw a 100 per cent tax stamped on new foreign
But Tianjin are apparently convinced Aubameyang is the player to take them to the next level.
And despite also closing in on a move for Cologne hitman Anthony
Modeste, Tianjin will break the bank to make Aubameyang one of the
best-paid players in world football.