Mikel Arteta and Edu react to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signing new Arsenal deal

first_imgAdvertisement Comment Advertisement Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Picture: Getty)Mikel Arteta has hailed ‘superb’ Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and told the forward he can become one of the best players in the world at Arsenal after signing a new deal with the Premier League club.Aubameyang, who joined the Gunners in January 2018 from Borussia Dortmund, has penned a new three-year contract at the Emirates.The 31-year-old won the Premier League Golden Boot in his first full season in 2018-19 and scored in Arsenal’s opening-day victory over Fulham on Saturday.After Arsenal confirmed Aubameyang had committed his future to the club, manager Arteta said: ‘It was important for Pierre-Emerick to stay with us.ADVERTISEMENT This is where i belong [email protected] pic.twitter.com/xM9yRwyUqO— Aubameyang P-E (@Aubameyang7) September 15, 2020 Mikel Arteta and Edu react to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signing new Arsenal deal ‘He’s a superb player with an incredible mentality.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘Being the player to have taken the least amount of time to reach 50 goals with this club tells you everything you need to know about him and his way of working.‘He’s an important leader for the team and a big part of what we’re building.  He wants to be up there with the best players in the world and leave his mark. He can achieve that here.’More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityAubameyang has been one of the most prolific goalscorers in Europe over the past five years, scoring 72 goals in 111 appearances for Arsenal.He starred in the Gunners’ FA Cup triumph last season – scoring twice in the final as Arteta’s side beat Chelsea 2-1 at Wembley.With his previous contract expiring in the summer of 2021, Arsenal fans had been concerned that he was coming to the end of his career in north London, but the club confirmed they had agreed a contract extension on Tuesday afternoon. Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 15 Sep 2020 4:38 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link9.8kShares The Gabon forward is arguably Arsenal’s most important player (Picture: Getty)Arsenal technical director Edu added: ‘It’s clear Auba loves the club and everything we stand for on and off the pitch.‘He’s obviously a very important part of the team so we’re all delighted he has committed his future to us.‘It’s a big boost for everyone – fans, team-mates and staff.’More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page.MORE: Arsenal set £15m asking price for Folarin Balogun after rejecting £3m bidMORE: West Ham plan £5m bid to sign Rob Holding on loan from Arsenallast_img

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