Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang placing pen to paper on a brand new contract will likely be Arsenal’s ‘finest little bit of enterprise in years’, former Crystal Palace striker Clinton Morrison has mentioned.
Hypothesis has been rife about the way forward for the Gabon worldwide, however Mikel Arteta confirmed his captain is on the verge of agreeing a brand new deal on the Emirates on Saturday.
Aubameyang netted a chic objective for the Gunners of their 3-Zero opening day win over newly-promoted Fulham.
The 31-year-old was additionally instrumental within the membership’s FA Cup triumph final time period, scoring a brace in each the semi-final and ultimate.
His objective document for the membership since his transfer from Dortmund is phenomenal, having discovered the online 72 occasions in 111 appearances.
And Morrison says it can’t be overstated how necessary it’s for the previous Borussia Dortmund man to commit his future to the membership.
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“When Arsenal tie him down, it’s the very best little bit of enterprise that Arsenal have achieved for a few years,” Morrison mentioned on Sky Sports activities Information.
Morrison additionally likened Aubameyang to Arsenal legend Thierry Henry.
“Let me let you know one thing, see this objective, they used to name it ‘the Thierry Henry’,” he added.
“I’m not calling it ‘the Thierry Henry’ anymore, I’m calling it ‘the Aubameyang’ as a result of I noticed him do it within the Group Protect in opposition to Liverpool.
“This can be a implausible end. He had Kieran Tierney on his outdoors, he may have rolled in [Ainsley] Maitland-Niles, he mentioned: ‘Nah, I need a piece of this motion this afternoon’ and it’s a implausible end.
“Willian picks him out, his contact, you don’t know which technique to present him as a result of as you noticed within the cup ultimate, [Kurt] Zouma, can he present him inside?
“No, as a result of he can return outdoors on his left foot and he can end [with his] left foot. He’s an excellent particular person.”