The Gabon striker scored his 50 th Premier League goal in simply his 79 th Gunners look against Norwich on Wednesday.
Mikel Arteta is confident captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang can score another 100 goals for Arsenal after he reached his Premier League half-century in a fine win over having a hard time Norwich.
The Gunners went out comfy winners as Aubameyang was talented 2 goals along with laying on Granit Xhaka’s first of the season prior to Cedric Soares marked his debut with the last in a 4-0 romp.
Aubameyang’s first, following he was talented possession by Norwich goalkeeper Tim Krul, saw him reach 50 Premier League goals in 79 appearances– making him the fastest Arsenal player to make it to the landmark.
Speaking after the win, Gunners boss Arteta applauded Aubameyang and challenged him to keep his scoring tasks coming.
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“A player that is able to score as many goals as he has done in that short space of time tells you everything about the importance that he has for us,” Arteta stated of his skipper.
“Players that can make the distinction in any minute in the game every 3 days incompetitions That is a big job and he has actually done that at various clubs.
“( I hope he can score) a minimum of another 100 however I do not understand. I am not a magician.
“What he has achieved today to be the fastest to score 50 in the whole history of this club tells you everything about his mentality and the way he works every day.”
Aubameyang has simply a year to run on his Emirates Arena contract however, while Arteta firmly insists settlements do not include him, he feels the Gabon international is keen to sit tight.
“He is willing to stay with us,” addedArteta “He is actually delighted where he is.
” He can see what we are attempting to do and ideally he can develop also some parts of his game he may feel he can enhance. We are pressing him every day.
” I leave that to the football club and the senior individuals that settle the agreements.
“Auba knows really well what my thoughts are towards him and the project that I want to create, and how much he is part of that. And after that it is not in my hands.”
Daniel Farke‘s side were well beaten by Arsenal (Richard Heathcote/NMC Swimming Pool Wi/PA)
Bottom club Norwich have actually lost all 4 of their Premier League games given that the reboot.
They revealed indications of a not likely return at the start of the second half however, after alternative Josip Drmic passed directly to Aubameyang to fire in his second of the night, the writing was on the wall.
Manager Daniel Farke declined to take any positives from the game as transfer back to the Sky Bet Championship now looms big.
“The first and third goals, we invited them in. You cannot do that in key moments of the game. They punished us. We made too many mistakes,” he stated.
” After a 4-0 defeat I am not ready to provide any combating messages. We have to focus on our errors and put them.
“We never give up, but we have always been honest and realistic. As long as we have a chance, we keep going.”