#sports activities Barcelona’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ‘given psychological therapy’ after robbery ordeal
Barcelona star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and his household have been moved to a five-star lodge following their violent robbery ordeal – because it emerged the ahead turned down recommendation to rent 24-hour safety.
Aubameyang was reportedly assaulted by a gaggle of 4 males and threatened with firearms and iron bars in entrance of his spouse Alysha Behague and their two terrified kids.
The thieves escaped with jewels after Aubameyang was pressured to open a secure inside the property in Castelldefels, a coastal city south of Barcelona.
Aubameyang, 33, was struck on the chin with an iron bar, whereas Behague suffered a blow to the pinnacle, however they determined towards hospital therapy so as to not additional frighten their youngsters.
Catalan news outlet ARA reported that Barcelona moved them to the posh Princesa Sofia lodge and has given them psychological counselling.
The kids – Curtys, 11, and Pierre, six – noticed their dad and mom held on the bottom for an hour whereas the thieves ransacked the home within the early hours of Monday morning.
Barcelona footballer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and his household have been attacked by a gang of thieves, who ransacked their house within the early hours of Monday morning
Aubameyang was at house with spouse Alysha Behague when the lads broke into their property
Police are on the lookout for the assailants and consider they belong to an organised gang of Kosovar Albanians.
The gang apparently staked out Aubameyang’s property whereas he was away within the United States on Barcelona’s pre-season tour.
At that point, they tried unsuccessfully to enter the home however have been deterred by an alarm. On this event, nonetheless, the alarm was disconnected as a result of Aubameyang and his household have been at house.
The gang have been simply capable of scale a backyard fence to achieve entry and made off in a white Audi A3.
ARA additionally report that Babanzila Meshak – a younger Gabonese footballer who performs for Terrassa, a fourth-tier aspect, and has been residing at Aubameyang’s home – was at house through the robbery however unhurt.
Reports say their kids Pierre (left), six, and Curtys (proper) who’s 11, noticed their dad and mom held on the bottom for an hour because the gang ransacked their home
Aubameyang was crushed by the crooks, who intimidated himself and Behague with firearms and iron bars through the late evening raid
Barcelona have been advising their gamers to rent non-public safety for his or her properties to discourage criminals.
However, as a result of Aubameyang has been linked with a transfer away from Barcelona this summer time, he had not but employed anyone to guard his property.
The incident comes as Aubameyang is linked with a return to the Premier League after curiosity from Chelsea, simply seven months after he left Arsenal having fallen out with Gunners supervisor Mikel Arteta resulting from disciplinary breaches.
Aubameyang, who was closely scrutinised on Amazon’s fly-on-the-wall documentary about Arsenal over his perceived poor perspective, is thought for driving flashy sports activities automobiles and exhibiting off his jewelry and designer manufacturers.
Aubameyang is thought for exhibiting off his luxurious sports activities automobiles and flashing his designer manufacturers
It isn’t the primary time Barcelona gamers have been sufferer of robberies and theft, with Aubameyang’s team-mate Robert Lewandowski having his £59,000 watch stolen exterior the membership’s coaching floor.
Lewandowski’s watch was snatched because the 33-year-old greeted followers forward of a night coaching session with Barca.
The thief is alleged to have opened Lewandowski’s automotive door and brought the watch because the Polish worldwide signed autographs, earlier than making an attempt to run after the thief himself.
Police shortly arrested a suspect and Lewandowski received his watch again earlier than taking part within the observe session forward of Sunday’s LaLiga sport at Real Sociedad.
New signing Robert Lewandowski was additionally sufferer of theft as he had his watch stolen exterior the membership’s coaching floor this 12 months
Last November, younger winger Ansu Fati had his house burgled whereas he was downstairs watching the membership play towards native rivals Espanyol.
Some of the 19-year-old’s household have been sitting downstairs within the property through the break-in, which reportedly noticed cash, watches and costly jewelry stolen.
Concern was raised by relations round 10pm when ‘noises’ have been heard from upstairs, the place assailants had allegedly gained entry to the property.
A 112 name was then made by the involved household however when police arrived they discovered no-one upstairs, resulting in the idea that those that had entered had since fled.
Fati, 19, made a visit to the Mossos police station in Sant Cugat on Monday, as per La Vanguardia, as he detailed what had been taken through the robbery.
Aubameyang’s team-mate Ansu Fati had his home burgled final 12 months whereas his household have been in
In 2018, there have been a trio of Barcelona stars focused by thieves. Midfielder Philippe Coutinho returned house to find his house had been burgled, whereas a gaggle of males broke into the home of defender Gerard Pique whereas he was getting ready to play for Spain on the World Cup.
Later on in that 12 months, thieves smashed their approach inside left-back Jordi Alba’s property whereas his household have been inside.
There have been one other spate of robberies and break-ins in 2019 too as former midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng reportedly misplaced jewelry and money value between £255,000 and £350,000 after a gang entered his home whereas he was taking part in a match.
Aubameyang’s break-in saga comes after former Manchester United star Paul Pogba claimed he was the sufferer of an £11m blackmail plot by a gang who dragged him to an condo in Paris and threatened him with assault rifles.
The 29-year-old, who has received the World Cup with France, stated the lads wished the cash for ‘safety companies’ stretching again 13 years, together with for the time he spent in Manchester.
Paul Pogba (pictured with spouse Zilay Pogba) claimed he was the sufferer of an £11m blackmail plot by a gang who dragged him to an condo in Paris and threatened him with assault rifles
Pogba claims two armed males stated they ‘protected him discreetly’ throughout a interval that spanned greater than a decade, together with throughout two spells at Manchester United, the final of which ended earlier this 12 months.
The Frenchman stated the gang had been threatening him for 4 months.
Acts of intimidation have been carried out in Manchester in April, and later across the Italian metropolis of Turin, the place Pogba at present performs for Juventus.
The gang can be stated to have taken Pogba to flat within the Paris suburb of Lagny-sur-Marne, the place Pogba grew up, on the finish of March. There, the gang members accused Pogba of not serving to them financially since he turned an expert participant.
During police interviews, Paul Pogba stated he had at all times been near his childhood pals and helped them out financially when he might.
But in January he kicked one out his home in Manchester after discovering that the unidentified man had used Pogba’s bank card to steal €200,000 – the equal of £170,000.