Martin Keown believes that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang can be pinching himself on the embarrassment of attacking riches alongside him at Arsenal, after the Gabonese worldwide scored his first aim for his new staff towards Everton on Saturday.
Aubameyang’s aim was one in every of 5 for a rampant Arsenal as they humiliated their guests on the Emirates. Aaron Ramsey scored a hat-trick and Laurent Koscielny was additionally on the scoresheet.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (@BVB, @Arsenal) is the third participant to attain on each his Bundesliga and Premier League (since 1992) debut, after Mark Hughes (Bayern, Man Utd) and Gilberto (Hertha, Spurs) #ARSEVE
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It was a constructive response to Arsenal’s defeat at Swansea in midweek, and Keown believes that the longer term could also be brighter for the Gunners now that they’ve such strength-in-depth amongst their ahead gamers.
“This man [Aubameyang] on the entrance, he can’t consider it,” stated the previous Arsenal defender on BT Sport.
“He’s come to Arsenal and has bought Mesut Ozil giving him provides, Henrikh Mkhitaryan…he doesn’t know who to look to first for him to attain his objectives from!”
“It appeared from the skin it was poisonous within the altering room. Sánchez going creates a clear slate…”
“It has been hanging over the membership. The Arsenal followers realise now they’ve a high quality centre-forward.”
Martin Keown and Steven Gerrard focus on Aubameyang and Sánchez. pic.twitter.com/3E099dbrLy
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Mkhitaryan was additionally making his first begin in Arsenal colors, having joined from Manchester United in what was basically a swap deal for Alexis Sanchez. The Armenian loved a stellar house debut, aiding three of the objectives, together with Aubameyang’s.
The opposite participant singled out for reward by Keown, Mesut Ozil, has been one in every of Arsenal’s most spectacular performers in a season the place consistency has been a battle. He has scored 4 objectives and made seven assists this marketing campaign.
It was the second consecutive house league sport through which Arsenal have been Four-Zero up at half-time, after they did the identical towards Crystal Palace two weeks in the past. However the defeat to Swansea sandwiched between these outcomes emphasises Arsenal’s battle to construct momentum.
The Gunners haven’t received consecutive Premier League video games since November, and can battle to finish that run once they face rivals Tottenham at Wembley subsequent weekend.