Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang said it “would be an honour” to play alongside Erling Haaland at Barcelona.
Aubameyang made the switch to Camp Nou effectively on a free transfer in January after his Arsenal contract was cancelled amid a falling out with Gunners boss Mikel Arteta.
The Gabon striker may face competition in the form of Borussia Dortmund sensation Haaland next season, with Barca among a plethora of clubs reportedly interested in signing one of world football’s hottest properties.
Last month Barca president Joan Laporta did not rule out making a move, despite the club’s well-documented financial woes, saying Los Cules are “still a point of reference in the transfer market”.
If Haaland did arrive it could impact Aubameyang’s playing time but the 32-year-old would love to have the Norway star as a team-mate.
“I’m always prepared for healthy competition with my team-mates, so it would be an honour to play with him if he ends up joining Barca,” Aubameyang, who scored a hat-trick in the 4-1 LaLiga beating of Valencia on Sunday, told SPORT.
“I’m not a coach, but I think Haaland is a great player.
“He scores a lot of goals, he has a very good physique and a lot of speed. He is very big, but he runs a lot. He is incredible.”
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