Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was Arsenal’s hero within the FA Cup ultimate – however not every thing went proper for the striker at Wembley.
The Gunners’ captain was making ready to raise the trophy after scoring twice to seal a 2-1 win over Chelsea when he managed to drop it in entrance of his amused teammates.
With social distancing measures in place, there was nobody to current the cup to Aubameyang, who needed to gather it from a plinth.
That’s the place the difficulty started as he first struggled to raise it. He lastly managed to take action however then as he awkwardly carried it to arrange for the trophy raise, catastrophe struck because it slipped from his grasp.
His teammates noticed the humorous facet, although, as they burst out laughing on the ahead’s blunder.
Supervisor Mikel Arteta joked: “He wants extra expertise with trophies. We are able to get him used to that.”
Aubameyang had been the star of the present at an empty Wembley, as Arsenal got here from behind to win towards the Blues.
Christian Pulisic had put Chelsea forward with simply six minutes on the clock.
However Aubameyang acquired his facet again on stage phrases from the penalty spot after he was fouled within the field after which struck a second half winner to observe up his semi-final heroics.
Aubameyang’s excellent efficiency additional highlights his significance to the membership, who’re trying to nail him right down to a brand new contract.
The previous Borussia Dortmund ace is within the ultimate 12 months of his contract and was giving nothing away when requested about his future following the ultimate.
Requested if he may inform followers something about his future, he replied: “Nothing. Simply in the present day and the trophy. That’s it.
“I’m not eager about this. I simply wish to take pleasure in it with the fellows and take the trophy now.”